"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 Leaf Sweeper

A leaf sweeper fixes his broom.


Picture of the leaf-sweeper beside a pile of burning leaves, taken in Fort Cochin .

2 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    Reminds me of the old joke – I’ve had this broom for 30 years, it’s only had ten new heads and three handles.

    November 27, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    • Reminds me of that other old joke – what remains of my body.. (Though it’s somewhat older than 30 years!)

      November 27, 2011 at 9:57 pm

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