My beautiful map of Port Royal and Kingston Jamaica, for my soon to be new writing room, "Peggy's Cove." This map is dated 1772. Of course it isn't the original but it's beautiful. Check out a little history on the tragic Earthquake that destroyed a great deal of Port Royal in 1692. I chose … Continue reading My Beautiful Map of Port Royal and Kingston Jamaica
Whilst on my usual research quests around the banks of the internet, occasionally I come upon REAL buried treasure mateys! Beneath endless advertisements and really bad pictures of really bad pirate costumes, a link led me to where X definitely marks the spot! If you're looking for some of the best pirate information, history, and … Continue reading The Absolute BEST #Pirate #Research and Information Web Site I’ve Found to Date!
A Pirate's code of conduct Contrary to popular images of pirates, life aboard ship was often a model of discipline and democracy. The following code of conduct was taken from one 18th century pirate ship and offers interesting insight into pirate affairs. 1. Every man shall obey civil Command; the Captain shall have one full … Continue reading The #Pirate Code – Can You Follow the Rules of the #Ship?