Umbrella galore!

A Bhutanese mom with her baby, heading to Tiger's Nest! A very steep terrain... Have a bright day! Posted for RDP Wednesday – UMBRELLA

Dark Mystery!

Waiting to be unveiled... so huge and beautiful! Hibiscus 'Dark Mystery' has large flowers up to 9" across with a bold, cherry red central eye atop burgundy foliage. These perennial hibiscus belong to the mallow family (Malvaceae). Found this stunning beauty in the neighbourhood last evening as we decided to walk along a different route!... Continue Reading →

Fun on wheels…

  Anything for a social cause @ fundraising event! Cyclists see considerably more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens... -  Dr. K.K. Doty Have a great day! Posted for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Of bikes, trikes or motorcycles

Literally water,water everywhere!

An evening at Port Whitby -  a heritage site! It was heartwarming to see the people out in groups, enjoying the beautiful weather and the company of their family and friends - almost all picnic tables were full! People have started using the benches at the public places... Not too much of social distanciing -... Continue Reading →

Life on my patio…

Birds are the most accomplished aeronauts the world has ever seen. They fly high and low, at great speed, and very slowly. And always with extraordinary precision and control.  David Attenborough The elegant pair! The most friendly male Red Cardinal! Finally it's partner has overcome fear... Not sure if this is a finch... very fidgety to... Continue Reading →

Pretty pops in purple…

New blooms in the garden are such a pleasant surprise in the morning, especially when you aren't expecting them! The first of this season...   “Where flowers bloom so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson Hoping good old times will soon be here... Have a great week ahead! Posted for FOTD – August 3

Feasting on fruits for now…

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy? - Albert Einstein I agree with Einstein, not sure about Mr Squirrel... Have a great day! From my camera -  Last photo for July 2020

A closer look…

All in my backyard and during walks, in the lockdown period! Never actually ventured into closeups until lockdown times... I don't have a macro lens either! Just made the best of available resources... Nature is our friend - trees, squirrels, grass, fields, meadows, oceans - without people. Hike. Walk. Stroll. Bike. Swim. Be in a... Continue Reading →

Chugging through the hills…

In non airconditioned coaches can be real fun! As a child, I have often travelled in such coaches where you can stick your head out and try to get a better view... It's so much fun to spot the engine sitting in the train... And check how the train is maneuvering the tunnels... Happy to... Continue Reading →

As the sun goes down…

  Each day is born with a sunrise and ends in a sunset, the same way we open our eyes to see the light, and close them to hear the dark. You have no control over how your story begins or ends. But by now, you should know that all things have an ending. Every... Continue Reading →

Crowding – a thing of the past?

From the fear of 'the bad touch' to fearing the 'good touch'... a weird world it is! “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” - Loren Eiseley Stay safe, have a great day! Posted for Water Water Everywhere #38 Which Way photo challenge – July 24 2020 and VJ’s Weekly Challenge #106:... Continue Reading →

Motivated perception!

I can see a white haired hag clinging on to the tree carrying something on it's back... My perception is based on the 'Vikram and Betaal' stories I have heard as a child. According to the legend the King Vikramaditya, in order to fulfil a vow, was required to remove a corpse of Betaal from... Continue Reading →

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