Lil joys! #WW #ThursdayTreeLove

Joys of childhood are somehow very special. Aren't they ? Our days were uncluttered and distractions were few... it was as if we had all the time in the world to 'stop and smell the roses' and we found joy in the simple lil things... Here I have pictures of a couple of plants that... Continue Reading →

Ganesha Chaturthi… a trip down memory lane

Ganesh Chaturthi ... the festival always brings back fond memories of childhood. We used to enjoy the festivities, especially the evening aarti in the pandal close to our home in Belgaum. The community celebration is what made it so exciting perhaps! The desire to be right at the front in the pandal, aarti recital by... Continue Reading →

Inspiration is everywhere…

Inspiration is all around if you care to look 🙂 Ammus' favourite theme of moonlit night sky, a much loved bottle and a social media handle came together in this beautiful artwork that she made for a friend... ********** P.S: Linking up  at the blog hops hosted by the lovely folks Sandee, Natasha, Betty. Hop over to join... Continue Reading →

Gallery! #Skywatch

My phone camera gallery a couple of weeks ago! The clouds looked so stunning that afternoon, on our drive from sister's home to ours, we couldn't help but go click-click ! Yes, thats right... these pictures were clicked on the go!! Most of these were clicked by Ammu 🙂 I'm so glad that the sky-gazing... Continue Reading →

A thing of beauty…

is a joy forever... Love the colours and all the different elements that make this beauty!! ********* Linking up  at the blog hops hosted by Sandee, Natasha & Esha, Betty. Hop over to enjoy some lovely views/photographs or better still join in! *********

The food connection! #ThursdayTreeLove

A Moringa sapling silhouetted against the grey sky... Moringa feels kind of extra special because it is food and memories and so much more than just a plant/tree. Botanical Name: Moringa oleifera. Family: Moringaceae. Commonly known as the drumstick, it is one of the favorites in our homes. Here are the many ways in which... Continue Reading →

Monsoon cloudscapes #WordlessWednesday

Simple evenings that turn into beautiful mesmerizing ones just like that! ********* Linking up  at the blog hops hosted by Sandee, Natasha & Esha, Betty. Hop over to enjoy some lovely views/photographs or better still join in 🙂 ********* If you are a skywatcher/ skyscapes lover like me, you would love to take a look at these... Continue Reading →

An idyllic haven… #ThursdayTreeLove

4 months and counting... This year, we'd planned to have a programme during the first quarter or at least during the kid's summer vacations. We all got more regular with the classes, practised better and we were generally gearing up towards the big day. And boom! The lockdown meant us having to miss our dance... Continue Reading →

Skyscapes love #WordlessWednesday

Skyscapes captured in Mahabalipuram... The pale pink of the sky, fluffy clouds set against the magnificient temple gopuram that has stood the test of time... If you're interested in more here are posts and pics from our Mahabalipuram trip ******** Linking up  at the blog hops hosted by Sandee, Natasha & Esha, Betty. Hop over to enjoy some... Continue Reading →

Tiny Tidbits #LockdownNotes

Adi: Bomma, I think I don't like online classes *Me throwing a concerned but questioning look at him* Adi *instantly*: Means... I dont like it because I don't get to chit chat with my friends between classes 😦 ... there's no fun anymore!! *Me sighing in resignation* ********** Ammu: Ma, till when is this thing... Continue Reading →

Pink berries! #ThursdayTreeLove

Strictly speaking, this is a shrub, not a tree. I spotted this bush with pretty pink berries, in a resort we'd been to for a team outing, a couple of years ago. The whole day had been spent in various team building activities... I'd also managed to click a few pictures of the ambience and of... Continue Reading →

Mandala art #ArtLove

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” - Thomas Merton My attempt at making a Mandala design... Inspired by Ammu, whose chosen form of art during the lockdown is the Mandala Art... It has brought out my deep seated love of plants, with so much of it being plant/leaf... Continue Reading →

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