"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)

Recognising High Achievers

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Pictures taken in Gangtok and Kalimpong, Sikkim.

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6 responses

  1. Each one of the photos started a thought for me, perhaps a poem. The first one: Stepping to heaven in red. The second: Mama told me there’d be days like this. The third: Ionesco’s sofa. And the fourth: The umbrella didn’t work.

    Wonderful photos, J.

    October 8, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    • I think you just might have entered the twilight zone, Glynn!

      October 8, 2011 at 4:27 pm

  2. Toffeeapple

    I wonder why their necks don’t break? Those stone stairs! It would be an achievement if I managed half of them!

    October 9, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    • The neck is pretty strong providing it’s tensed. Sudden, unexpected force is what causes damage.
      As for the stone stairs, you are only seeing a small part of the climb!

      October 9, 2011 at 4:06 pm

  3. Toffeeapple

    Yikes, I’d never manage all that!

    October 10, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    • I didn’t even try!

      October 10, 2011 at 3:57 pm

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