Peace For The New Year

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JenT and Cardinal Guzman, both WordPress.com bloggers, published posts on the topic of 2016 in review.

It got me wondering what had stuck a chord with my readers in 2016. In fact, nothing did the way one photo got a lot of attention a couple of years ago. It is this photo of a auto-rickshaw driver in Delhi. I think someone in Delhi who recognised the driver must have come across the photo and then his friends and everyone in Delhi looked for it.

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Back to the photo at the top of this article. I saw it in the folder on my hard drive today and want to make it the motto for the coming year. And the motto is – Peace.

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  1. I spent several months in Delhi. Drove auto rickshaws all over the place. It’s the easiest way to get around in Delhi. ๐Ÿ˜€

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    1. And great for improving one’s nerves ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. Joan E. Miller says:

    Lovely portraits! The colors do so much also to set the mood.

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    1. It’s interesting that you mention it. I didn’t ‘think’ about the colours of clothing when I was in India – women wore coloured saris, monks wore red robes, but I didn’t think it was colourful. I mean, it seemed natural. If I saw a street of women wearing saris or monks wearing red robes in England, then I would think it was colourful. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. JenT says:

    Amen to that wish. 2016 has been such a volatile year that I will be happy to see the back of it, however, I suspect we are heading into “interesting times.”

    Looking forward to seeing/posting more photos in 2017. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. Tamara says:

    Two people, two moments I remember still so vividly from our wonderful trip to India, oh hubby David — thanks for that!! What lovely memories to be cast into on the last day of the year. Yes, peace, an aspirational motto for us all world wide…

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  5. Peace and Happiness for the New Year to you and yours David! Namaste

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    1. And all the very best for the New Year to you and yours, Deb, and thank you for your kind approach to life in 2016 ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. Oh, and I almost missed it; LOVE the little graffiti over the monk’s shoulder. How INCREDIBLY perfect is that?!

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