Every summer, over the last weekend in August, the people of London descend on Notting Hill for the Carnival. It’s great fun, and everybody acts a little crazy:
Some streets fill with parades full of bright colours and scant clothing.
Others fill with a mass of people — dancing, drinking, eating:
It’s crowded and exhausting, but fun. Last year I missed it for the first time since I moved to London — these photos are from 2007 — This year, I hope to go back.
For some reason, the news is not entertaining me this morning — which means more blog content for you!
Starting with Carnival!
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In India, Valentine’s day featured going to the pub and mailing pink panties. An awesome step forward.
Freakonomics looks at emergency rooms, and wonders why they are largely not used for emergencies.
And, because I love simple wikipedia: