A verdant landscape! #ThursdayTreeLove

Greenery all around... lush sugarcane fields as far as the eye could see! A cloudy day, not very hot or very humid... It felt like a lovely treat, bang in the middle of a work week in July! A planned trip to Mysore for an urgent work, turned into a sort of impromptu one when... 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 →

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 →

Joyful Jacaranda #ThursdayTreeLove

Yes! Its a joy to behold!! Flowering around the same time or slightly overlapping with the Tabebuias, the Jacaranda lends itself beautifully to the tapestry of the spring landscape. Purple hues against the blue sky. Purple nestled within the fresh green of spring. Also, the purple that evades me! Every year, I think I need... Continue Reading →

Tirthahalli trip -3

The plan was to visit Sakrebailu Elephant camp on our way back to Bangalore. This is on the banks of the Tunga, on the Shimoga - Tirthahalli road. We had passed this one on our way to Tirthahalli and were eager to visit. However, we could not start early in the morning since no one was... Continue Reading →

Flavour of the Season – Peltophorum!

Popularly known as the Yellow Poinciana or copper pod, Peltophorum pterocarpum is a common avenue tree in Bangalore. Here are some captures showcasing it in all its golden glory!! Notice the golden carpet on the road ! 🙂 Close up!!  Pics taken on Sis2's mobile. We werent able to avoid the power cables from where we were viewing.. but... Continue Reading →

Flavour of the season – Mango!

The mango season is here !! Fresh mango pickle, mango flavoured rice, mango curry, mango chutney... yummmm 🙂 Yes.. its the season of raw mangoes right now.. to be savoured as much as possible until the juicy ripe ones arrive!! BIL in his eagerness and tempted by the look of them, bought the first batch... Continue Reading →

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