"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)

Home Before Sunset




Picture taken in the Kannur army cantonment, Kerala

8 responses

  1. S. Etole

    Breathtaking …

    October 7, 2012 at 7:52 am

    • It’s unusual to see such relatively well-tended grass borders in India – I think the British Army’s spirit lives on in that regard!

      October 7, 2012 at 10:34 am

  2. Toffeeapple

    The grass made me smile, I didn’t expect to see it like that.

    October 7, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    • What? You’ve never spent your Indian evenings at the Officer’s Mess; taking a “peg”: and watching the sunset?!

      October 8, 2012 at 7:21 am

  3. Now the path is paved with silver.

    October 8, 2012 at 12:58 am

    • Welcome to my India – and its dusks of precious metals…

      October 8, 2012 at 7:19 am

  4. JGP

    That green is luminescent!

    October 14, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    • It puts me in mind of certain shirts!

      October 16, 2012 at 9:22 am

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