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 cobbled streets with each bend tempting you to follow and see what lies beyond! – – – See more photos which invite you to look… Read More Beyond cobbled alleys
“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.
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 green spaces and unspoilt historic buildings dating back through the centuries to early medieval times. And these days it’s only about 50 minutes from central London by… Read More A bright day on Cambridge streets
“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 others. Because solitude is an achievement.” – Alice Koller See more solitary entries in this week’s Photo Challenge: Solitary.
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 resonates with many Londoners when I discovered that there is no end to the wonder, history and excitement that this city has to offer. While… Read More London Glimpses: Trafalgar Square
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 did not turn out to be as dramatic as it was hyped but it did get everyone in the celebration mood. And the same day,… Read More London Glimpses: Millennium Wheel
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 :-) Related posts: Up close with the Palace of Westminster 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.
“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 are just falling in place and you actually believe that dreams do come true..sooner or later :-) See more dreams in this week’s photo challenge.
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 architecture that it so proudly retains. But what really looms large and always stays with you is the brooding, black crags of Castle Rock… Castle… Read More Do the castle in Edinburgh