It’s also 50 years of James Bond and Jamaica played a role

Ian Flemming
Fleming with his gold-plated typewriter at his Jamaica estate, Goldeneye – Photo Source

As many of you may know Ian Flemming wrote the James Bond novels in Jamaica.  His first James Bond novel, Casino Royale was written at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica. During the months of January and February each year he would travel to the Goldeneye estate where he wrote all his Bond novels.  As Jamaica celebrates 50 years the Bond Franchise also celebrates 50 years. Here is a story in Vanity Fair on 50 years of Bond. It briefly mentions Jamaica.