"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)

Inside The World Of Fashion

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Picture taken in Cochin 

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4 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    Now, if I had stuck with my old Singer instead of going the electric route, I would still be able to sew. Instead of which the motor on my machine recently caught fire and cannot be repaired…

    I do enjoy the Kinks, thank you.

    April 2, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    • But was your old Singer hand or treadle powered?

      I also enjoy these old Kinks songs: I love their casual insouciance!

      April 3, 2012 at 9:08 am

  2. Toffeeapple

    Hand though I did frequently use a treadle too.

    April 4, 2012 at 12:02 am

    • Treadle-powered sewing machines seem to be the norm here. It appears they last forever!

      April 4, 2012 at 9:54 am

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