Pune Journal…..Lights…..

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: “Light signifies the spiritual illumination brought about by truth, knowledge, love and peace. Light is synonymous with life”. What better way to celebrate ‘illumination’ than Diwali, the festival of Lights when homes and commercial properties are lighted up to welcome love and prosperity. Diwali lights in our new home in Pune. I…

Red Roofs…..

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge …….Red roofs from my terrace. This breathtaking profile, on a clear day, is not of the ‘Forbidden City’ (Beijing) but of a landscaped community of Pune city (India) where we recently moved to. Our roof is red too forging neighbourly bonds. Forbidden City, Beijing, China  

Lines–Vertical and Criss Cross

Toronto: Steel replaces bamboo as you gaze up at the stylised six-storey ‘forest’ canopy, sun light streaming down through the louvres, highlighting the facades of heritage buildings of Downtown Toronto. Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, this pedestrian thoroughfare connects the much photographed atrium of Allen Lambert Galleria or the ‘Crystal Cathedral of Commerce’ to Bay…

Walks…….Xpresscalators..

Hong Kong is a quagmire of walks…indoors, outdoors, overheads, subterranean….  Two of my favourites are: Langham Place Mall, Mong Kok, Kowloon. ….The feel of being zapped into space in this case the Digital Sky ‘powder blue with white puffs’ on 13th level via escalators. The first Xpresscalator is 83m from level 4 to the 8th…