"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Different Doorsteps


“The artist’s world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.”

Paul Strand



As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate lovingly, our own”

Margaret Mead



“To consider persons and events and situations only in the light of their effect upon myself is to live on the doorstep of hell”

Thomas Merton


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“Leave your worry on the doorstep Just direct your feet, To the sunny side of the street.”

Dorothy Fields



2 responses

  1. What a contrast to the scenes of a couple of days ago. What are the food items on the newspaper?

    February 11, 2011 at 9:33 am

    • The red vegetables are chillis. I am not sure what is in the metal bowl..

      February 11, 2011 at 9:52 am

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