"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)

All At Sea: Into The Maelstrom…

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Braving the sea’s boiling waters to feed his family.

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach Kannur in Kerala

Despite being familiar with both pieces of music for many years, I have only just noticed the similarities between the opening of the storm interlude In Benjamin Britten’s “Peter Grimes” and Leonard Bernstein’s “A boy like that” from Westside Story.

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2 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    I hope he caught something!

    September 13, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    • I think he was just setting the fishing-line and would plan on returning later to reel in any catch.

      September 13, 2013 at 9:26 pm

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