Month: July 2019


The week that was #SkywatchFriday

It’s been a long while since I posted three posts in a week . Part of the reason was sheer laziness and lack of inspiration. Part of it was my bouts of different viruses ( or is it virusi ? ) that attacked me at various times these last three months with surprising regularity . …


Another Mango Tree #ThursdayTreeLove

Sometime ago I shared a post of a stump of a mango tree. Today I’m sharing the photo of its replacement – a stripling in comparison to the magnificent mango tree that dominated my father’s garden. Despite being a young one , this true blue Alphonso had already yielded 8 large and sweet mangoes this …


Dizzy Heights #WordlessWednesday

With skyscrapers being more the norm than the exception, many workers have to scale dizzy heights to keep exteriors clean. My heart was in my mouth as I saw these two men cleaning the wall of a building across from mine. And, suffering from Acrophobia myself, I was scared . After all, the drop was …


Friday sky in a monsoon lull #SkywatchFriday

  The monsoon always makes for beautiful skies when shaded clouds play with the sun. This week we’ve had a lull in the monsoon. The sunsets have been pretty brilliant but unfortunately I’ve been unable to capture any. Today I managed a sunrise in the late morning sky. After two very wet weeks, we’ve got …


First day of school

The children are really sprouting wings as they begin school


The curious case of the rocking chair and the laundry

Growing Laundry

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does the laundry grow? Upon my teak wood rocking chair From none to ten and more!   To paraphrase a popular nursery rhyme, I’m amazed at how the laundry in my house just seems to grow. Especially on my rocking chair. The rocking chair In my bedroom is a rocking …