Before an important coming-of-age ritual, a Newari girl is receiving decoration. Her mother gently holds a blindfold to protect her eyes, as her forehead is covered in red powder. (100% to charities working in Nepal)
This was taken last summer, now I'm looking forward to the end of a chilly winter and a new, warm summer coming. Who needs Playstations when you are a little boy in a field of dandelions, exploding with every stride of your feet...!