"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…


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



Picture taken on Payyambalam beach Kannur in Kerala

Despite being familiar with both pieces of music for┬ámany 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.