"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)

Seasonal Work

The umbrella repair man

is very much in demand, just now.

Pictures taken in Thoppumpady, Kerala.


2 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    Not a ‘throw away’ society then? How I wish umbrellas could be repaired here. I like the name of the place where you took the photograph.

    August 13, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    • We tend to think of recycling as a modern, Western idea – but it comes naturally to the less affluent…

      August 13, 2011 at 3:59 pm

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s