She bends carefully over the pavement with her deft fingers delicately releasing the chalk. From lines to patterns she lays down the chalk outline and fills in the shapes with vibrant colours. These beautiful rangoli designs transform even the dullest spot. They are one … Continue reading
One of my favourite pastimes…looking inside my shopping bags! This darling bag is from Anokhi at Fort Cochin, India.
This photo was taken at night on the way to the temple at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu, India. Taking the photo while standing in the queue, in hungry anticipation, gives an unusual POV of the tasty snack.
An early morning dip in the sea at Fort Cochin, India. Despite the hour the life guards were already on duty to keep the swimmers safe.
This pair of photos were taken quite by accident by me at the Satyananda Ashram. In the first photo the leaves are the focus. In the second we discover darling Ganesha…our remover of obstacles.
This photo taken in Ooty, India really evokes for me a feeling of the carefree nature of many daily Indian scenes.
I snapped these two colourful pictures at the Mysore Palace in India last year. Although the photos are “one shot, two ways” they capture quite a different mood. The photo above depicts a traditional family grouping in front of the Mysore Palace just before closing time. The second close up picture really gives a little insight into the personalities of a few members of the group. I love how the beautiful lady in the middle, in the orange sari, is looking directly into my camera. This is one of my favourite shots from my time in Mysore.
To foreshadow is a warning or an indication of a future event. I can’t wait till this future event…my relaxing bath…
Yesterday it was my darling niece’s birthday…she was seven. My brother-in-law made this absolute masterpiece for her birthday cake.