Well , who says , its birthday when gifted ? Just saying . I have this lovely friend of mine called Gagan , who as promised did give me my birthday present , late but with a delight . The watch you see over there , is perhaps one of those loveliest present I have ever
received . And , she asked me to put the photos of the same 🙂 .
I have had them on #instagram , and #twitter . Now its turn for wordpress to have a gallery of this piece of #TIME .
I am not using #facebook for certain personal reasons though 😀 , so the facebook people will have to wait to see
these but they go live here on wordpress 🙂
And , yes I would to thank her , for I have not thanked yet for my gift . As I have this habit of getting familiar with
the gift and then sing praises , later . So , I thank her so very much for this real piece of time 🙂 I love it .
With love ,
Bharath R Rao .
Photographed , this during my last visit to Shimla , with friends to celebrate a surprise birthday party
The HDR , added more beauty to the already so beautiful church 🙂
Christ Church, Shimla, is the second oldest church in North India, after St John’s Church in Meerut. It is a parish in the Diocese of Amritsar in the Church of North India. Its current incumbent is The Rev. Mushtaq Achher Malk, B.D., M.Th., whose ecclesiastical designation is presbyter-in-charge. Worship is conducted in Hindi and English.
Built in the neo-Gothic style in 1857 to serve the largely Anglican British community in what was formerly called Simla, Christ Church is situated on The Ridge where is stands out as one of the prominent landmarks of Shimla. The silhouette of Christ Church is visible for miles around the vicinity of Shimla city. Christ Church remains one of the enduring legacies of the British Raj.
Christ Church was designed by Colonel J. T. Boileau in 1844, and the church was consecrated after 1857. The clock adorning Christ Church was donated by Colonel Dumbleton in 1860. The porch was added in 1873.
Christ Church has survived partition and the subsequent political upheavals on the Indian subcontinent. Christ Church continues to be very well maintained and remains in good condition. The clock, however, no longer functions – due to entropy.
The church contains five fine stained glass windows. One represents the Christian virtues of Faith, Hope, Charity, Fortitude, Patience and Humility.
The Pipe-Organ of Christ Church is the biggest in the Indian subcontinent and was erected in September 1899.