"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

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Picture taken on Fort Cochin beach.

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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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