Friday, February 22, 2008



“That morning, two streams, four villages, three forests and three rivers away...” is the first sentence in Chapter 2 of Ferdinand Oyono’s The Old Man and the Medal.

note: i love the imagery in this quote. but, otherwise, i'm not sure why i decided to to make note of it in my journal. something about it must've resonated with both the cultural and ecological patterns i was noticing there. a colorful vernacular and endless hills and valleys of infinite shades of green...

1 comment:

  1. IMAGE: the knob of Bamboutos and the hilly landscape of the West Province. this was our view on the daily ride from Babadjou to Santa for teaching training.