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 →

Musings on the garden…

Picture these - Beautiful plants in lovely pots and planters, with accessories to boot. Plants, carefully pruned to show them off in the best manner. Flowering plants and other ornamentals chosen carefully to enhance the overall beauty of the garden. I'm sure most of us plant lovers would have seen such prettiness, either real spaces... Continue Reading →

Standing Tall! #ThursdayTreeLove

A palm tree that welcomes us as we step into our apartment. One that we have seen growing from a small sapling to its present height (almost 15-16 feet). Though it has stood there all along, its only now that I suddenly feel its mighty presence. Its like how we see children grow up.. all... Continue Reading →

Mesmerizing moon! #WordlessWednesday

  P.S: For more moonscapes and some nostalgia, click here 🙂 ********* Linking up  at the #WordlessWednesday blog hops hosted by Alana & Sandee, Natasha & Esha . Also linking up with MCOW - My Corner Of The World! Hop over to enjoy some lovely views/photographs or better still join in 🙂

Dignity of emotion #BookBytes

It was entirely by chance that I picked up this book from the library at our office. Many times, I'd browsed through the small number of books. Most of them are non-fiction ones, dealing with technical or business mangement topics. There are a few fiction ones too, that were mostly contributed by colleagues. On that... Continue Reading →

Looking Vs Seeing ! #ThursdayTreeLove

Wisdom inspired by plants/trees... You walk towards the kitchen in the morning and what first catches your eye is the branches of a tree against the sky, seen straight ahead through the kitchen window. The fresh green of the new leaves gleaming in the sunlight. Each morning, you try to take in this view and... Continue Reading →

Joyful Period #MenstrualHygieneDay

You go on a vacation to Srilanka; a dream vacation with friends. The beautiful beach beckons you and all you want is to lap it up! You are excited about the scuba diving that you'd planned to try. But, as luck would have it, you get your period on the very day you land there.... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Souvenirs #WordlessWednesday

Any guesses as to what these oval shaped beauties are made of ? ********* Linking up  at the #WordlessWednesday blog hops hosted by Alana & Sandee, Natasha & Esha . Also linking up with MCOW! Hop over to enjoy some lovely views/photographs or better still join in 🙂

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