Sealand For Sale

Principality of Sealand, a WWII-era gunnery platform called Roughs Tower, in the North Sea outside Britain’s pre-1968 three nautical mile claim of sovereign waters, is for sale. Yep, the “land” declared by some as the world’s smallest micronation will go to the highest bidder. Ravage by fire (2006), beset by marauders (1978), and generally ignored […] » about 200 words

Sealand Burning

A comment from TroublePup alerted me that the Principality of Sealand burned Friday. The Evening Star explained: Witnesses watched in amazement as a huge plume of smoke started to rise from one of the legs of Sealand — and boats raced to the scene. Seafront worker Bruce Harrison said: “It was quite spectacular. The amount […] » about 300 words