Reprobates on the hill, and their work spaces for counting salmon … cubicles if you will ;-) … 10 minutes each hour they sit on the platform and count fish crossing the white sheet, with a generator and lights at night. Not a bad way to spend the summer, eh?
Gulkana Wild & Scenic River. Near Glennallen. Alaska. June. 2014.
Moore: On no, not a hornbeam. What’s the tree that has a leaf with sort of regular veins coming out and the veins go all the way out to the… Girl: Serrated? Moore: …to the serrated edges. Parson: A willow! Moore: Yes, that’s right. Parson: That’s nothing like a willow. Moore: Well it doesn’t matter, anyway. I can hit it seven times out of ten, that’s the point. Parson: Never a willow. Moore: Shut up! This is a hold-up, not a botany lesson. Right! Now my fine friends, no false moves please. I want you to hand over all the lupins you’ve got. Squire: Lupins? Moore: Yes, lupins. Come on, come on. Parson: What do you mean, lupins? Moore: Don’t try and play for time. Parson: I’m not, you mean the flower lupin? Moore: Yes, that’s right. Squire: Well we haven’t got any lupins. Girl: Honestly. Moore: Look, my fine friends. I happen to know that this is the Lupin Express. Squire: Oh, alright. Moore: That’s it hand them over … in a bunch, in a bunch!! Moore: Just as I thought, not clever enough my fine friend. Come on, Concorde! (Gallops off) Squire: Well, so much for the lupins.
The Dennis Moore Lupin skit. Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Long ago.
Lupine (North American spelling). Kenai boat ramp. Kenai Peninsula. Alaska. June. 2014.