All posts for the month February, 2003

Captain Cook

By Stan Kegel based on a story by Richard Bretnor

I remember well the spring of 1778. I had just received my degree from Oxford and was ready to take my place as a partner in my father’s shipping and trading company. Father had made his fortune trading along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the new colony of Newfoundland.

I had joined Father for less than a week, when he had a visit from his old friend, James Cook. Cook, … Read the rest...