The boisterous wind makes a man gather his cloak closer about him ; the hot, silent sun makes him weary of so heavy a burden ; he soon does it off.



What fear of the fire has pure gold ?

"Bannú: Or Our Afghan Frontier"


Some people change when they see the light, others when they feelthe heat. Caroline Schroeder.

foto – smoke over dorrigo ranges

The man whom God disgraces is bitten by a dog from the back of a camel.

The same occurs in Persian and in Hindustani. The meaning is, that such a man meets with accidents from quarters where he least expected to encounter them.

"Bannú: Or Our Afghan Frontier"


Substance is not enough, accident is also required.


foto – banner at the save bellingen hospital rally 15 may 2010