Friday, April 8, 2011

Are you kidding me?

Sorry, sorry, sorry for the lack of posts all week!!! But I was extremely busy at work whole week (what's new...you say???)............actually, not quite busy working at work, but busy organizing, planning & arranging a cultural event that we are putting up next week at work! We have this event every year where we have different teams from amongst ourselves competing with each other in categories such as dancing, singing, fashion show & "Go as you like".........and me, being the unofficial Cultural Secretary at my workplace, have to go crazy organizing the whole shenanigan. So, for the past week, I have been running about, downloading songs from the net, discussing walks & poses, designing invites, dancing my feet off and teaching others to dance all throughout the day! Hence, once am back home at around 9.30-10.00 every night, I have just about enough energy left to gulp down a couple of mouthfuls of dinner & hit the bed........

So my lovelies.........the crux of the matter is that I still haven't got any outfit posts to share with you all........but what I have got for you is another crop of my treasured clicks from the archives.......and these are fairly recent ones at that (had gone out on a clicking spree early on Sunday morning!).

In fact, what you'll see here is an impromptu shoot on Child Labour. Though all the shots are candid & it's not a properly directed shoot, per se, (and these are just a few of numerous other snaps from my excursion that day) but once I got back home & saw these pictures, the whole series somehow really caught my attention. It really saddened me to see how much regressed we still are in terms of civilisation & humanity. I mean, for God's sake, aren't these kids suppossed to be at school???







 








Anyways, nothing much I could do there, except for clicking pictures & sharing my concerns with you all (who patiently hear out all my rantings)...........just hope that some day, these innocent li'l victims of corruption & power will be able to fight for themselves & lead the country to a better future!!!

Will share other pictures from this photo-walk next week...........till then, stay tuned! Hope I can put up another outfit post soon. Have a rocking weekend guys!!!!! :)

Ciao,
Polka Princess

30 comments:

  1. It breaks my heart. And your amazing images just... look in to their hearts and our souls.

    We fool ourselves that this is an equal world. THIS is why I do not buy in to the Cult of Celebrity and the wealth they amass, particularly acting celebrities who get rich pretending to be someone else just because humanity needs excapism because the REALITY is too hard to change. It disgusts me.

    GODDDDD.

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  2. the 4th kids smile is so magically innocent :) lovely pics babe !

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  3. The pictures were heartbreaking.

    All the best with the cultural event :)

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  4. its really touching ....i m big fan of ur writing . you just express ur feeling thoughts very simple manner and simple words .....keep going!!

    Jai Ho Mangalmay Ho

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  5. It makes me so sad to look a children who have not time to play, because they are working.
    I also find sad spoiled brats who have it all, and o don´tt value anything.
    Crazy, crazy world...
    Wonderful pisc my dear friend.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  6. I loved this pictures! Do take some more! You have quite the hand at Photography! x

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  7. nice shots...and i share your concern babes...they do not belong here...they belong in schools!!

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  8. Wow..Such thoughtful and beautiful pics..It makes me sad to see such extremes in our country..Hope it gets better..and wish we could do smthing about it!

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  9. Wow, I wasn't expecting that. What amazing portraits. I clicked through from Dusk's page. Nice to have stumbled upon something different :)

    Mulika
    www.mycapaciousbottega.com

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  10. great pics.. eagerly waiting for your outfit post ..

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  11. Thank you all so much for sharing my concerns......it's really an issue that needs to be sddressed & rectified......hope the right people are listening!

    @Dusk: I sooooo agree with you dear....it's absolutely pathetic!
    @Sacramento: So true!! Wish it could have been an equal world!
    @Mulika: Thanx dear....glad you liked what you saw... :)

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  12. Really really beautiful photography.

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  13. If I offered as one day PM, instead of saying , I will make it happens

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  14. these pictures really are heartbreaking, the kids look so innocent

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  15. thanks for sharing !
    very touching photo , still I'm sure that in some way this kids are more happy than some spoiled rich kids that live in beautiful houses , and have all what they want .

    come for a visit , and if you like sign as follower ....I've done it .

    ciao ave

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  16. these kids are wonderful. they have so touching and heartbreaking eyes! indeed they'd be better in a classroom learning and playing around... hope this is going to change.

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  17. agreed, it's just horrible what these children go through :(

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  18. Ya...the kids do look so sweet & innocent.....thanx for all the support guys, much appreciated!

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  19. I saw ur blog's title and it intrigued me immensely...and then o came in for a quick peek and what's this...a post about children...my favorite lil things in the world...i'm telling u..it's love at first sight! ;)

    Hahahaha....i'm a follower...not really a fashion person but i like ur blog!

    Looking fwd to read more from u!

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  20. Totally agree!They are only children and they have all rights to play, to smile and to live their life in an innocent way...and this is an equal world? No comment...Thanks for your post, all of us have to think about it.
    http://chiccastyle.blogspot.com/

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  21. @Phunk Factor: Glad you liked what you saw! :)
    @Federica: Thanx dear....at least, I could make you all think...

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  22. as you said, even i cant do anything...:-/

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  23. What a gorgeous pictures.. The 4th pic got my attention
    Ps. I am so sorry if I haven't been able to read your blog lately.. I was on holiday.. but I am back now!
    Lee x

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  24. These children look so innocent and the photography is lovely...

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  25. What stirring photographs- they are quite beautiful really...I am always smitten with your photography, dear Polka Princess, and when I realize the sad truth behind this gorgeous images- sticks me in the heart like a hair-pin. Ouch.

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  26. Its amazing to me that you could take such startling images and create something so beautiful out of them. Thank you for sharing these with us! (P.S. This post is featured in my latest Link Love roundup of the best posts of the last week http://www.beautifully-invisible.com/2011/04/link-love-with-a-twist-april-18-2011.html)

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  27. So sad, however, I love these captures that you have taken, they are beautiful.

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