Saturday, July 10, 2010

My new heroine

From now on, the Gore-Tex stays at home. Like Mary Henrietta Kingsley I'm going to adopt Victorian formal-wear for walking including corset, good thick skirt and sensible shoes.

Animal-traps, crocodiles and cannibals held no fear for this English lady as she explored Africa clad head to foot and straight-backed.

Mary Kingsley

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1 comment:

dive said...

Photos please, Pea!
Hee hee.