You never know how a small thing or a simple act can transport you to some far off corner of your mind or memory. After a long gap, yesterday I was peeling an orange – as the strong citrus smell wafted around, it suddenly took me several decades back to our school picnic….. Continue reading
I don’t know whether life gives us lemons or not, but one thing for sure, all these consumer product companies are leaving no stone unturned in providing us with the yellow citrus fruit – that too, not in one or two or in dozen, but in thousands. Probably they are worried that some unfortunate soul may miss out, in case if life does not provide him/her with lemons. So they make sure that everyone gets it in ample, from all possible sources. What a noble thought! Bless them! Continue reading
Steps of a centuries old temple near Mumbai.
Location: Vajreshwari, 80 Km from Mumbai.
Linking to Weekly Photo Challenge: Ascend
This is something I really like to write about – my window with a view, a green view. Though our city Mumbai is infamous as a concrete jungle, my corner of this metro is exception to this rule, at least till now. I have already written a posts about the pleasant greenery outside my window and also about My Almond Tree. Continue reading
The prompt says, any one annoying habit; but then wouldn’t that be like doing injustice to so many other special talents of our brothers and sisters (as in ‘All Indians are my brothers and sisters)? Wouldn’t the rest of them protest about ignoring them? We can’t do that, can we? Shouldn’t ignore the different talents displayed through numerous arts and crafts. Continue reading
Temporary colours beautifying the evening sky.
Linking to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Temporary.
This business of writing is an altogether different ball game. Yes what is said here is true: When you are least ready to write, ideas, words and what not – everything rushes in at a whirl-wind speed. And when you have all the peace, quiet and time in the world – Blank! Continue reading
An old Shiva temple (restored): clicked from backside.
Location: Near Mumbai (Ganeshpuri)
Linking to Weekly Photo Challenge: Rounded
[Small oil lamps spreading their glow around.]
Last week, entire India celebrated the festival of lights – Diwali.
Linking with the Weekly Photo Challenge: Glow
An entire village at the foot-hills looks so tiny from atop the hill fort.
Linking to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale.