"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)

Friday’s Child

Friday’s child is loving and giving.
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Schoolboy buying milk for his family’s breakfast.

Picture taken by the Pattalam milk shop, Cochin

Monday’s child is fair of face
Tuesday’s child is full of grace
Wednesday’s child is full of woe 
Thursday’s child has far to go

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6 responses

  1. Zooperson

    What a beautiful boy. Thank you for this series and including the young and the old, the beautiful as well as the worn. Well done!

    August 26, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    • Thank you..
      I am still searching for Sunday’s child!

      August 26, 2011 at 12:42 pm

  2. Do you have any photographs of yourself as a child?

    August 26, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    • Remarkably few. My parents were struggling with their finances when I was very young. Photography became an unaffordable luxury for them.

      August 27, 2011 at 7:21 am

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