I saw this photo of a survivor of the bombing of Nagasaki on Twitter today. It struck me.
A smile in the midst of destruction and death – what a metaphor for love and life in the midst of suffering.
The island trip I mentioned in my previous posts was to Hashima, also known as Gunkanjima or ‘Battleship Island’ because of its appearance. It’s an abandoned mining town that at the height of its production in the late 1950s was home to 5,259 people on an area of 6.3 hectares. 733 more words