Thursday, November 26, 2009
Season Of Joy!
In my heart and in my soul "Ah...Winter..." is the song that's played
over and over again. Our maximum and minimum temps, as of today, are
29* and 13*C. Bliss!!
I caught one of my garden lizards basking in the morning sun and
as I took several shots it only moved a wee bit. Now who wants to
move away from the warmth of a November sun? Especially when the
night has been cold by tropical standards?!
The outermost skin of gladiolus corms...The colours were so pretty
I couldn't resist taking this photograph. I'd taken them out to
plant them on a tray of sandy soil. Now the first leaves have sprouted.
Winter is also the time one can look forward to horticultural shows.
These photos are from February. The shows go on till March. The fruit
and vegetable displays are worth a visit. And to see so many varieties
in one place is an opportunity that one can't miss. On other occasions,
one has to go nursery-hopping to see that many different kinds of plants.
Apart from all the seasonal flowers, there are dry decorations on sale
too. And an amazing display of orchids. I hope I'll be able to share
many more photos later.
Everyone seems to be celebrating the welcome change in the weather.
Picnics, trips to eco-camps and wildlife sanctuaries--it's the best
time for these activities. As December approaches, many will spend
time around a bonfire. And sitting around a fire surrounded by family
or friends, I feel how important it is to keep relationships alive.
Just like stoking that fire without which it'd simply die.