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

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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

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

A Walk in the Prairie!

Nothing beats the simple pleasure of watching a sunset, don’t you agree? Last fall, I was mesmerized by the sunset that I saw in a local park. What made this … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

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