"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)


In The Shadow Of Prayer

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Chapel lights and shadows

Picture taken in Fort Cochin

Restoring A Faded Flower


Pictures taken during the restoration of the St Thérèse of Lisieux chapel, Fort Cochin

“To every thing there is a season…” Part 2

Without and within,

passing years leave their mark


and narrow our views. 



Pictures of a chapel undergoing repairs taken in Kummumpuram, Cochin.

I find the tenor’s voice amazing – like something lifted from the Russian Orthodox liturgy.
Piaf’s power and poignancy is, as always, totally beyond description..
A subtitled visual clip of this performance can be found