"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: Learning The Ropes




Picture taken on Payyambalam beach, Kannur.

4 responses

  1. Is that a fish on his head?

    September 16, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    • Come, come, my dear girl. I thought we were both agreed. Celebrating the arrival of dawn with a tumbler of British Sherry might achieve wonders for the spirits but significantly lessens our powers of visual discernment!

      It’s a hat, Lucille. A glimpse at the linked post shows this rather natty chapeau in greater detail.

      September 16, 2013 at 5:45 pm

  2. It still looks like a fish to me and all I have imbibed was the infusion of a single rosebud. (True).

    September 16, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    • I wonder if it’s time to strengthen your lens prescription, young lady?
      As for the single rosebud infusion, might I have mine with a hefty slug of gin?!

      September 17, 2013 at 6:46 am

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