Collision Course?


Somehow I feel this image says much about our relationship with planet earth. I’m wondering what you think?

Location: Little Haven, Pembrokeshire

Baleful is Debbie’s word for today

29 thoughts on “Collision Course?

    1. Not really thinking about the sail boarder exactly. More that the overall image is a metaphor for our attitude and how we think we can do what we like, often forgetting to respect the whole.

  1. so small a speck of mankind and so much harm to the planet even in moments of leisure with plastic and nylon to harness the wind and wave – on second look though it is a great capture

  2. A very powerful image Tish,those dark, looming cliffs and incoming waves almost obliterating the struggling figure with his jaunty orange sail. Man versus nature, who will win…

  3. I read your response to arkenaten, and it seems to me you give too much credit to the importance of human beings. We might wipe ourselves off the planet… but I think there’s a good chance that the planet will continue to bear life long after we’re forgotten… maybe smaller sized creatures… somewhere around the size of ants or cockroaches…

      1. I hope it’ll have a good affect… though the why in that question makes me think at once of the word guilt. I shouldn’t. It’s too automatic… but with the Europeans involved, you know….

      2. European involvement does often raise those sorts of queries. I have the impression that it was originally the initiative of the African Union, and long may they be committed to it. Though obviously there is financial support from the usual – World Bank, EU etc and the UN anti-desertification programme.

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