PUNE JOURNAL – I Hate To Say Goodbye

‘Spring is too busy, too full of itself, too much like a 20-year-old to be the best time for reflection, re-grouping, and starting fresh.For that you need December. You need to have lived through the mindless biological imperatives of your life (to bud, and flower, and show off) before you can see that a landscape … Continue reading PUNE JOURNAL – I Hate To Say Goodbye

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 … Continue reading Cee’s FOTD – Hibiscus

Lens-Artists Challenge 113 – Labors of Love

“My mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general, if you become a monk you’ll end up as the pope.’ Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”--- Pablo Picasso How many of us achieve what we set out to be and do....shuffling along on life's road map … Continue reading Lens-Artists Challenge 113 – Labors of Love

Pune Journal: Rain -Drops

August 2020: My Facebook page opens to nostalgia. A friend posted a YouTube video of 'Come September title song from the 1961 popular movie "Come September'. A memory revisited of adults and children 'twisting' (dancing) to the lilting music playing out from Gramaphones and radios. Searching Google for lyrics came across Natalie Imbruglia (Australian singer) … Continue reading Pune Journal: Rain -Drops