flowers · London · Photography · Travel

Snowdrops


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During these difficult times, when the world is reeling under the pandemic, one tends to reflect on the good times….

It was in late January 2018, the world was yet to know the horrors it would encounter due to the Corona Virus.

I was on a trip to London and it was a chance visit to the Painshill Park, on a rainy afternoon, when I spied these beautiful flowers in a meadow.

The Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) is a common spring flower in the meadows and parks of London. Seen here in its pristine beauty at the Painshill Park, Cobham, Surrey, London….

butterfly · Chennai · flowers · Photography · Travel

Phalanta phalanta (Common Leopard Butterfly)

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When they were abundant, most butterflies had names prefixed with the word Common, indicating that were commonly seen. Today, with the changes to the environment, we seldom see these beautiful insects. Yesterday was a good day with Chennai cooling a bit after rains, had butterflies in abundance. This was at the KAruna Nursery Garden on ECR.

Chennai · Photography · Travel

Surreal skyscapes – Chennai

It’s not often that you end up with surreal shapes and ecstatic colours in Chennai, the Southern metropolis that’s the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu.

This was one of those evenings when the contrails of the planes landing and taking off added their own shapes and colours