A speck of blue in the Morpankhi πŸͺ΄

It is a planted presence in almost every garden; we have rows of them in our apartment complex. They are eye-catching for their peculiar foliage; the pine like leaves grow in a single plane outwards giving it a fan like appearance. But it’s spring and they too are in bloom, tiny yellow flowers; the fruits…

Home is where the heart is…πŸ’–

“What is a Porpoise ?” asks my seven year old nephew. “Maybe it’s something like the tortoise; lives on land and in water !?” I make a guess and reply (I was so wrong 😬; I should have googled it!). The kid too soon realised that my answer was wrong πŸ˜… “If they lived on…

Life’s new normal πŸ™†β€β™€οΈ

Sept & Oct are busy months in the academic calendar. The mid-term exam dates are announced; there are both practical exams and theory papers. Practical exams without school !? Old habits die hard 😁!! Yes, even during online classes, practical records are to be maintained for experiments that are to be watched on Youtube and…

Roots & shoots 🌱🌡

We are soon to enter Lockdown 4.0 from 18 May 2020. The PM said yesterday that the new set of rules will be announced on 18th. I am tried from all the housework; the heat is not helping either. I called my maid asking whether she could come. She said travelling was difficult as public…