"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)

Home From Home

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It looked rather like home,

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It felt almost like home.

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Though this was not Kerala but Cornwall.

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I was beneath no tropical canopy

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But instead: the geodesic domes of the Eden Project.

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A welcome break from the near-arctic climate of England in June!

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4 responses

  1. what a very unusual sight … perhaps displaced igloos from your description of the weather there

    June 24, 2011 at 10:30 am

  2. Displaced igloos… Of course! That explains it.

    June 24, 2011 at 12:12 pm

  3. Toffeeapple

    It is an amazing project. I would love to visit it but feel I wouldn’t be able to walk much of it.

    June 24, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    • Access is relatively easy but the crowds on a wet summer’s day are not inconsiderable!
      Out of season, it’s enjoyable enough. Though maybe you wouldn’t exactly be overwhelmed…

      June 24, 2011 at 6:02 pm

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