Old men and the sea

Early morning

Plank boat

I have a fondness for fisherpeople. Being on the southeastern coast of India, Pondicherry is full of them.

They’re poor, diligent and seafaring. They’re lives are precariously tethered to the global marine ecosystem, something we in the West (and particularly in the Midwest, away from coasts) tend to ignore. Yet it’s our pollution that causes stuff like this, for example.

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Hot bike for sale


Ok, so it’s not the best photo ever. My garage is rather dark.

But, there it is, my lovely import mountain bike from China.

18 gears. Dual piston shock fork. Rear coil shock. Shimano derailers. Twist grip shifter. Front and rear fenders. Awesome orange paint job. Wicked useful bell.

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