Posts tagged: Queen of Whale Key

Q is for the Queen of Whale Key

Carstairs and Lord Tod Wadley

As I mention above, some letters are getting harder to fill than others, so I am having to cheat on the letter Q by writing about Marion Barbara ‘Joe’ Carstairs, also known as the Queen of Whale Cay.

Carstairs was quite a character – wealthy and openly gay, she was at one time the fastest woman on water, while her closest confidant was a doll and her Queen title comes from one of several islands she bought. Read more ›››