My mom’s India 2

My mom’s India 2

In November 2016 my mom came to visit us after 4 years, and this time she stayed for nearly six months. For an expat who rarely gets to see their parents, it was a blissful time. I couldn't support my mom through some difficult times in our family, and the change in her was obvious ...read more »

Monday Blues 4

Monday Blues 4

It's been a while since I put together any "blue" posts on the blog, but the idea is still appealing to me. So perhaps it's time to resurrect the tradition 🙂 Enjoy these Monday blues from India and may your week be full of the most gorgeous azures, indigos, sapphires, lavenders, turquoises and ultramarines! (To see ...read more »

Christmas Celebration 2016

Christmas Celebration 2016

Merry Christmas, dear friends, followers and readers! May your life be full of joy, warmth and kindness,  and all the nicest things. As I've mentioned in one of my previous posts, getting into Christmassy mood in India is not so easy. In Europe Christmas and New Year is celebrated in the darkest and coldest season, ...read more »

The beautiful and the ugly

The beautiful and the ugly

The beautiful is the bougainvillea flowers. Recently homesickness has been hitting me quite hard (yes yes, after 8 years of coping well it's finally my turn to complain on the blog), and to combat it I'm trying to do things I like. Taking photos of beautiful flowers is definitely one of such things. Ha-ha, do ...read more »

St. Valentine’s with kids? Why not!

St. Valentine’s with kids? Why not!

As my kids grow older I've noticed that my St. Valentine's day keeps losing its romantic connotations, and it's not necessary a negative thing. This holiday was never purely romantic for me - it's more like a celebration of love in general, when you take the occasion to say the words of appreciation to everyone ...read more »

Monday Blues 2

Monday Blues 2

So, how blue is your Monday? 🙂 Hope these images of my "Blue India" project will saturate your day with stability, trust, depth, serenity, peace and everything else this beautiful color is believed to symbolize. 1.An Indian family in a quaint blue horse-cart in Agra 2.Christmas setup in one of the malls of Navi Mumbai. 3.Me in ...read more »