Month: January 2021

Indian Cormorants

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge We have these majestic Indian Cormorants in Navi Mumbai wetlands. I caught them drying their wings right after a good meal of fish. The glassy surface of the water tricks you into believing that they are indulging in some acrobatic mating ritual […]

Kindling Fire

City Sonnet’s January colours and letters. Starting with letter K Also one of my favourite quotes. For it is a fire that kindling its first embers in the narrow nook of a private bosom, caught from a wandering spark out of another private heart, glows and enlarges until […]

Twilight

Twilight is my favourite time of the day.It is the seam between daylight and darkness. The thread sewed in changing colours from salmon to purple and then cobalt blue. The fabric of night is in black satin, with its moon motif changing its pattern everyday and constellations that […]

Flamingo

Photo Challenge by City Sonnet January 17 – Word ending with O The long stretch of wetlands at Nerul, which is around 10 km from where I live, get yearly visitors in January. Flocks of lesser and greater flamingos descend, which attracts plenty of visitors. The flamingos don’t […]

Beauty in Proximity

Macros Challenge by Anne I love macros, maybe because my scientific temperament lets me see the beauty of things in their molecular level. I haven’t yet invested in a macro lens. I am currently experimenting with the super macro lens of mobile phone. The biggest problem with the […]

Wetland Trail

Which Way Photo Challenge by Alive and Trekking Few kilometres away from my home lies a stretch of wetlands. Come January, and it a haven for flamingos. These visitors will be around till the onset of monsoon in June. Today was our first visit to the area.