Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

Monthly Archives: December, 2015

I put the “watch” in watch out

Earlier this year a bunch of my stuff was stolen from church, including my watch. Yesterday “the boys” gave me a gift of a new watch that they had made … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · 9 Comments

T minus two days (and counting)

Well, once again it is that bitter-sweet time when I’m about to say goodbye to friends and family here in Madagascar. Bitter because there are yet more farewells here (does … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

The last of the -tychs

As we reach the end of the work-week, so too the end of the diptychs and triptychs from Madagascar. Above: Two photos I love, that show the polar opposites of schooling … Continue reading

December 11, 2015

Triptych: Five horses and two birds

Say what? You don’t see five horses and two birds? Let me explain. Firstly, two horses. The Citroën 2CV (deux chevaux-vapeur,  which translates literally to “two steam horses”) is the most common taxi here … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · 6 Comments

-tychs: Play in Madagascar

I shot these diptychs and triptychs 5 years ago – some of the first I ever did. All represent where children play here in Madagascar, with its dearth of formal … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Diptych: Bachelor number 1

So, I was told the other day by a certain giant teenager who goes by the name of Andrew, that my “diptych” series was “boring.” In order to spice things up … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 10 Comments

Diptych: Tana and its children

December 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Diptych: Lunchtime

December 6, 2015

Diptych: Wash Day

December 5, 2015 · 3 Comments