Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bread and Breakfast


This Monday morning, we all had a serious case of the blues. We dragged our feet from room to room, bracing ourselves for the week ahead. I went into the kitchen to get started on breakfast. When I opened the … Continue reading

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Fragrant pit stops


Last week, I had to rush quite early in the day to the supermarket for some supplies. Except for a few stores, most still had their shutters down. Even the escalators were asleep. As my feet thud thudded down the … Continue reading

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The Great Wall and Time


The sun’s heat is scorching. We walk at a steady pace, completely awed.  We are at the Great Wall of China.  Before we reach the starting point, our guide briefs us about the Wall and its history, and loads us … Continue reading

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Expressive lemur strikes a chord


It is a rainy day and we are at the zoo. There is a steady downpour. Our shoes make sloshing sounds in the water, throwing back drops of water on our trousers. We walk around, looking at each enclosure. Most … Continue reading

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The frog party and a rainy day


There is something so beautiful about a grey, rainy day. Life takes on a different pace, everyday sounds takes on different notes, when they mix with the music of rain drops. Umbrellas and ponchos bloom – vibrant and colourful. And … Continue reading

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