The image was taken at a small village in East Kutch – a remote region of India. This area is very dry, the soil here is arid and the inhabitants have to be resilient. The girl truly seemed like a ‘diamond’ in the rough in such surroundings.
The book, The Sunburnt Queenby Hazel Crampton, is about a 7 year old English girl who washed up on the Wild Coast of South Africa in the was adopted by her rescuers. She grew to be a woman of astounding beauty wisdom, becoming the Great Wife of a pr