"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)

Class Of 35


The rain had just stopped.
The ground was decidedly damp.

The boys were beautifully behaved.
They sat in quiet though confident expectation of becoming muddied.

4 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    Oh, the little loves! The attitude to education there is so different from that here, unfortunately.

    July 13, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    • I don’t know what they get up to in the classrooms but Indian children seem remarkably motivated, compared with their European counterparts.

      July 13, 2011 at 4:13 pm

  2. Such attentive looks … I can’t help but wonder what the little boy in the red and blue striped shirt in the background is thinking.

    He appears to be contemplating what you are up to!

    July 13, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    • His is a look of profound cynicism!

      July 14, 2011 at 6:20 am

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