"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 Busyness Of This Morning

“Go placidly amid the noise and haste,

 and remember what peace there may be in silence…”

From: The Desiderata of Happiness
Max Ehrman 1872 – 1945
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Pictures taken at seven o’clock in the morning. Pattalam, Cochin.

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6 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    Far nicer that walking in a city at that hour of the day.

    October 29, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    • These pictures are from my city – well town, anyway!

      October 29, 2011 at 4:57 pm

  2. The way the morning light filters through the trees — for some reason, I’m reminded of my home in New Orleans.

    October 29, 2011 at 10:13 pm

    • The variations in light seem almost infinite. Its beauty is truly awesome

      October 30, 2011 at 7:16 am

  3. I love the hazy light. It seems almost autumnal. Have they started burning the leaves at the roadside?

    October 30, 2011 at 2:11 pm

    • Like leaf-fall, leaf burning happens every day. But most trees have no season when all their leaves are shed, it’s a continuous and simultaneous cycle of loss and renewal.

      October 30, 2011 at 5:09 pm

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