Awesome photos From Russia With Love hits its quarter century today. How do you feel about that? I feel pretty good about it tbh. This edition’s ramshackle gallery of sins includes odd tattoos, a gypsy wedding, burst water pipes and an ingenious child sucking on a lolly. And if that hasn’t piqued your interest then I don’t believe your interest can be piqued by anything.
First up some body art. I don’t know what the text says on this one, and by Sick Chirpse standards this is a pretty nice tattoo. It’s the extraneous guitar heads poking out the top that confuse me.
Who doesn’t like a hedgehog? No one that’s who.
Is that a Golliwog? I thought they were illegal nowadays? Weird.
This next one’s kind of cool really. Nice cat dress too.
Winnie the Pooh, although a favourite of many British children, is considered a wimp by Russians. To be fair, I can see what they’re saying, he kind of had a bit of a whiny voice and was really only interested in eating as much honey as he could. You never saw him doing any real work did you? I hope he gets a pasting.
Now this is a real bear:
Again, my lack of Russian language ability is letting me down, I have no idea what the package on the right is all about. All I know is that the guy that owns the arm on the left absolutely loves whatever is inside the package on the right. I’m assuming he (or she) isn’t just a fan of the child in the head scarf. But we’ll never know for sure.
A shed and a bath tub in the forest. Every man’s vision of luxury.