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A journal of simple pleasures, travel, food and minutiae.

Category Archives: PHOTOGRAPHY

My Travel Ritual: Smell the roses, literally!

Walking around town and spotting a flower shop is a must-do for me while traveling. ┬áThis is especially true if I’m in Europe. Europeans have a knack for displaying flowers, … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Lunarlike Terrain

Would you believe me if I told you this picture was taken on the moon? Yes? But it’s really an optical illusion. My imagination ran riot and I let this … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Love Affair with Spring Flowers!

I love the idea of growing my own flowers and nothing could be easier than growing spring bulbs. Each year, I buy bulbs in the late fall and sometimes if … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 8 Comments

Aging Beautifully!

As I watched the flowers that I had gathered from my garden metamorphose from promising buds to full blooms to wilted forms, I was entranced by their beauty at each … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 12 Comments

Carpe Diem

It’s no revelation that an iPhone is a multi-purpose gadget. I have used its camera many a time to capture visual delights either while travelling or staying at home. If … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Feathered Friends

I love bird watching out the window. These visitors never cease to fascinate me and always bring a smile to my face. I feel like a kid when I spot … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · 5 Comments

As delicate as a flower!

As trite as it sounds, I thought of a flower to describe something that is delicate. Although tulips look fragile, they can be grown with a minimum of fuss. Just … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 7 Comments

Shadow Play

I like how these sihouette pictures turned out while I was experimenting with my camera. Would love to receive your feedback on these pictures. Anyone?

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment