"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: The Wonder Years


“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me)
it’s always ourselves we find in the sea.”

From “maggie and minnie and molly and may” by e e cummings



Picture taken on Payyambalam beach, Kannur

4 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    My education must have been so different from yours. I have never heard of those characters.

    September 18, 2013 at 4:02 am

  2. S. Etole

    I had thought that might be a Dr. Seuss quote. It’s been interesting to watch the transition in dress through the younger generation.

    September 18, 2013 at 5:09 am

    • Not Dr Seuss, but nonetheless American!
      Yes, the change in choice of clothing is a transformation even I have noticed since being here. Fashion trends are increasingly driven by western styles. And now, with almost every Indian household having cable TV, the films and soaps bring western dress into people’s homes.

      September 18, 2013 at 6:28 am

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