"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)

Bringing In The Sheaves

The combination of poorly maintained roads
and prolonged rain 

Does little to make harvesting any easier

 For India’s faceless army of labourers.

Pictures taken in Cochin.


4 responses

  1. It appears to be a difficult life even if it were under the best of conditions.

    August 12, 2011 at 9:58 am

    • The “accident of birth” into poverty or wealth has enormous consequences here, which are difficult to alter.
      “There, but for the grace …. “

      August 12, 2011 at 10:02 am

  2. Toffeeapple

    What frustration they must feel.

    August 12, 2011 at 4:56 pm

    • Their lives must seem like the toils of Sisyphus…

      August 12, 2011 at 5:04 pm

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