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morning

From The Rising Of The Sun To Its Setting: Part 2

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Sunlight burns through the early morning mists..

Picture of early morning light taken at Kopua Monastery


From The Rising Of The Sun To Its Setting..

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A certain stillness..

Picture taken shortly after sunrise at Kopua Cistercian Monastery


Morning’s Mysteries

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Picture taken outside Fort Cochin’s seminary chapel


The Liturgy Of The Hours: Terce

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Terce: the third hour

Picture taken at Southern Star Abbey, Kopua Monastery, New Zealand


The Liturgy Of The Hours: Lauds

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Morning Prayer

Picture taken during Lauds in Southern Star Abbey, Kopua Monastery, New Zealand


Morning Sport

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Eight o’clock morning football.
Soon the heat will stop sport until evening.

Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Morning Games

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The games start at seven – just as soon as there’s enough light to play.

Picture taken in Fort Cochin


In Passing

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The school run.

Picture of school children in a Fort Cochin auto-rickshaw taken at seven in the morning.


Putting On A Show: Waiting To Be Shot At Dawn

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Picture taken shortly after sunrise this morning in Fort Cochin.


Putting On A Show: Mollywood Revisited

It is just seven o’clock in the morning.
But the film crew have been busy since dawn.
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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Morning Moments… Part Four

A chance of scattered showers…
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Picture taken in Fort Cochin,


Morning Moments… Part Three

Setting out…
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Picture taken in the lane outside my home in Fort Cochin, shortly before 6:30 this morning.


Morning Moments… Part Two

“Contre-jour..”
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Picture taken looking towards the light, in the seminary gardens. Fort Cochin.


Morning Moments…

A priest pauses to focus his thoughts, before celebrating early morning Mass.
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Picture taken outside the Mount Carmel Petit Seminary chapel, Fort Cochin


Another Day Begins..

The morning rush in Fort Cochin…
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Taking It As It Comes

 

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Picture taken in Palace Road, Fort Cochin

 


A Morning Meeting

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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


Caught In The Light

“The light will shine upon us this day”


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Picture taken shortly before seven o’clock this morning, from the steps of Mount Carmel Seminary Chapel, Fort Cochin 


Caught By The Light: Part 2

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Picture taken by one of the meadows of Kopua Monastery, New Zealand, in early morning mist.


Daylight Calls

Emerging for breakfast on the terrace.
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Picture taken in Koottickal, Kerala.


Breaking News

Picture taken at seven in the morning, on the badminton court, Fort Cochin.
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An Early Morning Pause

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Picture taken in Fort Cochin


New Every Morning

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Picture taken in the Seminary chapel gardens, Fort Cochin.


Taking A Light Breakfast

In my case:
masala dosa, with coconut chutney, tomato chutney and vegetable sambar.

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Pictures taken in Aquarius Restaurant, Fort Road, Kannur