"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)

The Watchful Foot

Protected by her father’s watchful left foot


Picture taken on Fort Cochin beach.

6 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    Such grace in her pose. Sweet little thing.

    October 19, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    • Grace – and considerable determination!

      October 20, 2011 at 8:14 am

  2. And no doubt an unwavering eye!

    October 20, 2011 at 6:06 am

    • Both Mum and Dad were sitting just behind her. Her parents seemed pleased and proud that I wanted to photograph her. As well as being diligently watched and protected, she was obviously very loved.

      October 20, 2011 at 8:23 am

  3. I don’t see enough watchful parenting round here these days. Too many distracted mobile-wielding adults. The children, even small ones, run ahead down busy roads, far out of reach of a restraining hand.

    October 21, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    • Have you tried the “citizen’s arrest” approach – or confiscating their mobiles..?!

      October 21, 2011 at 8:08 pm

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