Tag Archives: thoreau

Quote: H. D. Thoreau (confined to a corner of a garret…)

“If I were confined to a corner of a garret all my days, like a spider, the world would be just as large to me while I had my thoughts about me.”

Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Remembrance Day 2016 Peace Ramble in Cochin, Kerala, India


11:11, 11/11, in Cochin, India, Dave – wearing a handmade poppy on Mahatma Gandhi beach by Chinese fishing nets – riffs about sacrifices of soldiers, sailors, flyers, resistance fighters, parents. Plus discusses the importance of avoiding jingoism which leads to war and death and name-checks Henry David Thoreau, condemns greed, and encourages peace and diplomacy and compassion.

Quote: H. D. Thoreau (…walk consciously only part way…)

“We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.”

Henry David Thoreau

Personal re-invention begins today…

Personal re-invention begins today

“Only that day dawns to which we are awake” (Thoreau)

Yawwwwn. Slowly, slowly, stay visual, appreciate, rest, move.