Bp – Disko Troop – KPN

Rc – Kipling – Captains – ### – Instrumentos náuticos

Por |abril 29th, 2019|

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Before long he knew where Disko kept the old greencrusted quadrant that they called the «hog-yoke»—under the bed-bag in his bunk. When he took the sun, and with the help of «The Old Farmer’s» almanac found the latitude, Harvey would jump down into the cabin and scratch the reckoning and date with a nail on […]

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Rc – Kipling – Captains Courageous – ### – Can’t ye never keep things sep’rate?

Por |junio 2nd, 2016|

Of all the blamed fools, next to you, Salters,

him an’ his crowd are abaout the likeliest I’ve ever seen,

said Disko as the We’re Here slid away.

I was jest givin’ him my jedgment on lullsikin’

round these waters like a lost child,

an’ you must cut in with your fool farmin’.

Can’t ye never keep things sep’rate?

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Rc – Kipling – Captains Courageous – ### – I know my ropes, of course

Por |enero 4th, 2016|

Nombrar el cordaje

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Cheyne slapped his leg and chuckled. This was going to be a boy after his own hungry heart. He had never seen precisely that twinkle in Harvey’s eye before.

«And the old man gave me ten and a half a month; he’s paid me half now; […]

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Rr – Juan Manuel Grijalvo – Kipling – Capitanes intrépidos

Por |abril 3rd, 2015|

La ilustración de portada es una imagen de la goleta «Esperanto», de Gloucester

Todos vamos en el mismo barco.

De acuerdo, pero nos falta saber qué clase de barco es… y qué hace cada uno a bordo.

No es lo mismo ir de pasajero en un trasatlántico que de grumete en una goleta de pesca.

Este libro nos cuenta lo que sucede cuando alguien pasa de una cosa a la otra.

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