It started raining heavily at 3AM that morning. And it did not stop. A lazy bank holiday morning extended into an afternoon of watching rain from the window. I was making a rainsafe plan of going for a movie and call it an early night. Just before closing the laptop and going for a shower I googled 'notting hill carnival rain'. The image results which came up on screen threw me and my rainsafe plan out of the window into the rain. What followed was this.
Large groups of performers dance parading on streets, atmosphere filled with music, large crowds cheering the procession; took my mind back to the street festival I grew up celebrating. Ganpati Bappa Morya!