if you didn’t read this in their voices you are lying.
you look a little uncomfortable there, Marcie
Crossed Anchors on the webbing between the thumb and index fingers marked a bos’n’s (or boatswain’s) mate.
A Harpoon marked a member of the fishing fleet.
Hold written on one set of knuckles and Fast written on the other was meant to give a sailor good grip in the rigging.
A Shellback Turtle or King Neptune was earned when a sailor made it across the Equator.
A Sparrow or a Swallow tattoo would go to a sailor for every 5,000 nautical miles they traveled–a swallow because it can always find its way home.
Black Swan painting concept
By Robert Hendrickson
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Bee, honeycomb and honey jewel by Ilgiz Fazulzianov.
Sophie Turner in The Buzz: ‘An Evening with Game of Thrones’ [x]
All of my JCBA posts have been really traditional in context of the rest of the collection. These are still pretty ordinary in their execution, but they’re TINY.
“Selections by Lewis Carrol”
“The Holy Bible - John”
“The Wizard of Oz”
contains the entirety of the indicated texts. Each one is just short of an inch in length.
By Barbara Raheb
The Duchess of Valentinois.