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Posts tagged “Fishermen

All At Sea: Learning The Ropes

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach, Kannur.


All At Sea: Getting Started

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One of the fishing party adjusts the line.

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach, Kannur


All At Sea: Into The Maelstrom…

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

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach Kannur in Kerala

Despite being familiar with both pieces of music for many 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.


All At Sea: Turning Back

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His nets set, a fisherman heads for home.

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach, Kannur in Kerala


All At Sea: Back In The Shallows

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The fisherman comes ashore.

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Picture taken on Payyambalam beach, Kerala


An Assembly Of Fishermen: Preparing Your Boat

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Before the fishermen set out, the boats and nets are prepared:

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All must be sea-worthy.

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They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;

These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.

For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

Psalm 107. 23 – 25

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