Hamsa is an ancient Middle Eastern amulet symbolizing the Hand of God. In all faiths it is a protective sign. It brings it's owner happiness, luck, health, and good fortune. Going to ink one up and hang it on my wall.
Vienna on a grey morning. Vienna is one of the places I've lived. What you can't tell from this photo is just to the right is the Christkindlmarkt. They host this lovely Christmas market on Rathausplatz in Wien, Österreich, every year.