"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)

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All At Sea: A Family Business

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Setting out with nets

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach in Kannur, Kerala


Happy Onam..

Our Onam lunch.
(From left to right: Robin, Anu, Stefan, Dalila and Shaji.)

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Wandering Westward: Moments Of Intimacy

Together:
son and grandson.

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Picture of my son, trimming the finger-nails of his own son, taken by my daughter-in-law 


Pray Together: Stay Together

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A monk and a shop-keeper pray together in Ladakh
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The Watchful Eye

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Picture taken on the beach at sunset, Fort Cochin.


“To every thing there is a season…”

Picture taken in Palace Road, Fort Cochin.
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The Journey Is The Destination: Part 9

The pleasures of travelling together

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Picture taken in Hampi


To The Commonwealth Of Nations

My staff formally extend to you the season’s greetings.

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Informally, Dalila Shaji and Anu wish you:

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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Aspects Of Love

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“the best relationships–friendship and otherwise–tend to be those where you can say anything to the other person but you don’t say everything.”

Audrey Beth Stein

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Parties of One

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“We are born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.” Orson Wells.

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“Language… has created the word “loneliness” to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word “solitude” to express the glory of being alone.”     Paul Tillich.

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In Tandem

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“In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.”

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