Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: uk

Beyond cobbled alleys

The air was soft, the promise of every cobbled alley so great that I thought I was in a dream.  ~ Jack Kerouac It is indeed magical to wander the little … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 6 Comments

Photo Challenge: Renewal

“Nature is bent on new beginning and death has not a chance of winning…” ― Rosy Cole. See more renewal in this week’s Daily Post photo challenge.

November 10, 2012 · 27 Comments

A bright day on Cambridge streets

Although the sky was overcast and bleak yet my day ended up very bright and sunny..cuz  I was  in Cambridge, UK-  a vibrant university city with bustling shopping areas, beautiful … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 15 Comments

Photo Challenge: Solitary

“Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 31 Comments

London Glimpses: Trafalgar Square

Samuel Johnson once said “When a man is tired of London he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” I fathom why this … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

London Glimpses: Millennium Wheel

I remember 31 Dec 1999 so clearly because unlike other New Year’s, this one was special as we were stepping into a new Millennium albeit with Y2K anxiety. Of course, everything … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

London Glimpses: Victoria Memorial

With the images of  London splashed all over the media during these Olympics weeks, I could not help but reminisce my trip to this lovely city earlier this year :-)Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · 5 Comments

London Glimpses: Purple at Tussaud’s

Purple stands for royalty. Makes me think of my ‘close encounters’ with the Hollywood ‘royalty’ at Tussaud’s :-) Find more color purple here.

July 27, 2012 · 11 Comments

Photo Challenge: Dreaming

“Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.” I took this picture in Kensington gardens on one of those happy days when things … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 10 Comments

Do the castle in Edinburgh

If you’re in the New Town of Edinburgh, you just cannot miss the grand monuments in almost every street cross, the majestic royal gardens and the original neo-classical and Georgian … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 6 Comments
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