Hello all, I do hope the internet gods have been kinder to you than they have been to me. I have been stuck with an internet connection the sole purpose of which is to test my patience. It's festival season. Dusshera got over and now it's Diwali. As is tradition, everyone has been cleaning their… Continue reading Cleaning brings out the weird stuff
A camera loving mantis paid me a visit a few days back. Calling him "Camera loving" might me an understatement. This guy loved the camera so much that it kept jumping on top of it. He kept running up my arm to get near the camera. Apparently mantises like to pose for the camera just like… Continue reading Mantis Visit
It’s All About Nature My entry for Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge. -S.M.
Do you believe in UFOs, aliens, unexplained lights, etc? Would you start believing if you saw what I did? I believe there is a huge possibility that other worlds like ours exist but I am skeptical about alien visits and such. Now the unexplained lights part is a whole other thing. I have witnessed unexplainable… Continue reading Close Encounters
My quote for Day 2. Thanks again to Oaktown Vibes and Nezel Yurong for nominating me. Everyone has problems. We may not be able to solve the problem but we can help by being there for them and providing support to get through whatever they are going through. If you can be of help then… Continue reading Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge # Day 2
Freedom is discussed among all but is that a notion that affects humans alone? What about the animals that we keep in cages or are kept captive at zoos so people can gawk at nature with all their safety intact? This issue has been on my mind lately. My parent's neighbors have bought love birds… Continue reading Notion of Freedom
I loved this challenge the first time around so I am taking it up again. Thanks to Nezel Yurong @ Purposive Writer and Oaktown Vibes for the nominations. My nominees for today: Martian Poet Zenyswords EDM Muse Rules of the challenge: 1.Three quote for three days. 2.Three nominees each day(no repetition). 3.Thank the person who nominated you.… Continue reading Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge # Day 1
My entry for this week's Cee's Which Way Photo Challenge. The winding road that leads to Athirapally Waterfalls in Kerala, India. -S.M.
The child looked at the tree with awe, As she stood with her head held high. The leaves shimmering green, The branches spread out all around, Like her arms spread out for a hug. The tamarind branches are the strongest they said, She listened proudly at praise of her own strength. Birds, squirrels and animals… Continue reading The tamarind tree
Red bricks and inlaid glass, The pride of his master, That was what it was once, a magnificent manor. All that was gone, Washed away by time, It stood, fighting the elements, Even though the grandeur was gone. It stood waiting , daring time to try its best, A wait for a new master, To… Continue reading Waiting