WPC: Surprise

I have got three surprises for you this week 😉

As part of the Christmas decorations in a shop here in London, this cute little creature is the surprise gift from inside a stocking. Would you say no?

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As you all know already, cats and I don’t get along very well. But this little fellow surprised me when I was taking photographs of these decorations in a Temple in Chennai. These decorative pieces usually adore the outer walls of the temple.

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and last, but not the least is my homemade carrot and coriander soup, which surprisingly came out very well (not that it takes much effort but given that I am not a great fan of cooking …well, you know…) and it went well with some sunflower seeds and a cashew nut.

A fine day

A fine day with loads of sunshine and parks filled with people (with their 🍻) and their pets. 

WPC: Security

In South Indian villages, there is this concept of Guardian Spirits or Guardian Gods who are located at the entrance of every village. It is believed that these spirits/gods guard the village from evil, more like providing spiritual security to the villagers. This one was taken in a small village on the way to Rameshwaram.

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Thank you, Mr. Gently

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When I saw this during St Patrick’s Parade I had no clue as to what it was referring to. Not until I saw the latest episode of Inspector George Gently (Series 5 Episode 1, Gently Northern Soul), where the sentiments of ‘No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish‘ was portrayed. I kind of like George Gently. It is not like Lewis or Jonathan Creek. It has a subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) social undertone to it. John Bacchus isn’t Hathaway for sure 🙂 And Martin Shaw is a lovely actor to portray that strong character.

WPC: Dense

Continuing with my St Patrick’s Parade photographs, here are some of the low-res photos of the crowded parade and the equally densely crowded Trafalgar Square. All I wanted was to get to a stall where they served the Guinness. I ended up taking a photograph of someone enjoying it. They closed the entry to the place because of the crowd. #sad

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