Category: Beginnings

Cee’s FOTD – Hibiscus

The simple Hibiscus is more than ‘cashmere-soft petals elegantly cupped with long stamens popping out from the centre …with dark-green pointed leaves’. The pop-up colors embellish my sombre mood with a hint of merriment. Some pictures from my garden in Pune. A Google search added the touch of mystery to this elegant flower. “In North…

Sikkim Odyssey….Rumtek Monastery

Lockdown re-posting of a breathtakingly panoromic journey to Sikkim in May 2017. Facebook has the uncanny knack of reviving memories of places one can visit multiple times, virtually. The 45 minute drive from Gangtok, capital of Sikkim, to Rumtek Monastery, 4900 ft above sea level and 24 km from Gangtok, is a natural delight of lush…

Bay of Fundy…..Magic on the Rocks

A flip thru my old posts….recreating magic. Something to be grateful for in the present unmagical settings. Kahlil Gibran words resonate when going through the post. ‘The appearance of things change according to the emotions, and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves’.   A…

Pune Journal: Travel Covi-ded

‘Cauldron burning bright but where are the witches… Probably toggling up for the party’.  In the on going Covid-19 scenario the travel cauldron is overflowing with places, freebies, modes and methods leaving the end-user hyperventilating or baffled by innocent over choices. The traveller/tourist has seldom had it so good and wants to dip into this…