They hand you a boxFour neat lines joined at supremely perfect right anglesYour body, rounded at the edges, pliable, more flesh than muscleSqueezing yourself into shape you triumph, look you say, I fitSkin compacted into nothingnessCells harnessed to behave One … Continue reading They hand you a box
Oh, Stop It Holland! Just stop being so very gorgeous all the time. We drove to Keukenhof on a rainy morning. The pitter patter of drops and a chilly wind gathering speed. Having been to the famous garden ten years ago, … Continue reading Oh, Stop It Holland!
Bambi (resident 10yo) and I put on our walking shoes, strapped on our backpacks, grabbed our picnic lunch, and headed off to see the Cherry Blossoms at the Kersenbloesempark located in the forest or the Amsterdamse Bos. The trek from Amsterdam, … Continue reading Cherry Blossoms in Amsterdamse Bos
Fall, leaves, fall By Emily Bronte Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away; Lengthen night and shorten day; Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should … Continue reading Autumn Moments in Amsterdam, 2017 Edition
I have been enjoying my walks around Beatrixpark. It is a quieter, smaller, and more romantic park than the other ones in Amsterdam. There are secluded sections that allow for solitude, which can in some cases seem perilous if you … Continue reading Walks around Beatrixpark
The chilli plants at home had a mealybug infection and it took all of my resilience to finally have it well under control. I do not think it will ever permanently go but will probably be a constant exercise of … Continue reading Such a Triumph!
Two years back, on my first visit to New York, my friend from school Shalini recommended a visit to The High Line. We walked there; she stylishly in her boots, and me clumsily dragging my massive backpack. I loved The High Line (thank … Continue reading Wild Things are a Joy Forever
Pictures taken by me Continue reading Colors of Spring