"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)

Breaking Out Of Darkness

New life emerges from tightly closed shutters into the light..


Picture of the shuttered windows of St Anthony’s chapel, Fort Cochin

6 responses

  1. JGP

    No need to publish this – isn’t this the same Philip Glass as the last one?

    August 18, 2012 at 3:03 am

    • Exactly so. I’m just checking, to see if you be pay attention! And as his music always sounds familiar, I thought I might get away with it…

      It was the visuals on this version which seemed so apt..

      August 18, 2012 at 7:50 am

  2. S. Etole

    Wonderfully symbolic, the music an added bonus.

    August 18, 2012 at 4:18 am

    • The chapel windows have been firmly shuttered against the monsoon for almost three months now. But nature’s drive towards the light and fresh renewal is, it seems, utterly irrepressible..

      August 18, 2012 at 7:59 am

  3. Toffeeapple

    Nature always seems to find a way of reaching to the light.

    August 20, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    • Yes, it seems to have some primordial energy we cannot begin to grasp…

      August 20, 2012 at 10:32 pm

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