"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)


Away Days: Underneath The Arches



Note for Lucille:
This picture was taken in Portugal; 12,000 km from Cochin, I believe.

Away Days


I have been away again.

Picture taken beside the bar of Cochin Airport’s International Departure lounge.

A Time For Farewells

Saying goodbye to family or friends is always a little difficult.
Saying goodbye to my first grandchild, knowing I’m unlikely to see him again for at least a year, is even more¬†poignant.

Nine thousand miles can seem an awfully long way…



Picture of me with my grandson taken by my daughter-in-law