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

Tag Archives: photography

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

Walk on Water (ok, it was Frozen)!

In the dead of winter this year, I was on a business trip to Karlskrona, a small town south-east of Sweden. On one Sunday afternoon, I was sitting in a coffee … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 5 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

Pencil Crazy

I have a penchant for pencils and I cannot resist buying one when it catches my eye. Sleek and colorful ones are perfect for accessorizing my desk. My desk is … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Helsinki – A Scandinavian Gem!

I love to travel for the thrill of seeing new places. I especially like to go to non-touristic or lesser known places and be mesmerized by what I discover. Last … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Smorgasbord of Visual Delights!

Here’s a smorgasbord of images taken on my recent trip to Karlskrona, Sweden. I fell in love with Karlskrona – yes, even with its grey and pale hued skies. I … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

At Home & Abroad in 2012

I always find travel fascinating. I was lucky to have had a chance to go to some exotic places like Venezuela and Brazil this year. But while I enjoyed my adventures … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · 12 Comments

A Healthy Indulgence (maybe, maybe not)

Truth be told? I don’t really live to eat, though I do sometimes overindulge in eating things I love. Freshly sliced avocado on toasted bread is my latest indulgence. I eat … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 6 Comments