Re: declaring one's own country

"Ian" <ian@spam&> wrote in message news:...
> "Somchai" <Laonork@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:1125765725.219916.158040@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>I sort of remember some years back a guy moved to abandoned oil rig and
>> declared it his own country. He even printed his own stamp and issued
>> passports. Does anyone have more info/websites on this?
>> Somchai
> Perhaps it was 'Sealand' of the coast of the UK?