Ramblin' Rose

Encounters with myself … others … Life !


Back in the MMC Challenge after quite a break and notice that Jithin has officially added a new twist.  Oh  larks … it is now confirmed that it is no … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 13 Comments

Nature’s parachutes

hbhatnagar‘s picture of a seed pod last week, reminding me of a similar capture of mine -the same week ! – of a pod of a Stephanotis plant on my balcony. The … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · 11 Comments

Olde Ceylon

This Demolition squad caught my eye … though quite a few of them had moved away by the time I plucked up courage to click in front of them! The building … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 11 Comments


I took this through the frame of a steel chair whose steel bars accentuated the lines all around creating an unusual ambiance. Posted in response MMC Challenge # 27 

October 11, 2015 · 4 Comments

A doctor can bury his mistakes

but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines!  (Frank Lloyd Wright, Americas famous architect.) No vines were visible at the new Hamad International Airport in Doha.  The lighting and minimal … Continue reading

August 3, 2015 · 8 Comments

Quiet time

Rest is not idleness …

July 7, 2015 · 13 Comments

Mantova, Italy

I had initially ‘cropped’ our table from the picture to focus only on brickwork. On second thoughts however, I kept in the bottle of wine, for a building this beautiful and this enduring, surely deserves a toast.

So, a toast to buildings with workmanship and materials that endure … and a toast likewise to enduring friendships.

Cheers 🙂

June 25, 2015 · 14 Comments

Magnifico Milan !

I doubt I would like to live in Milan … it’s not what I am used to. I need to come down to earth – literally 🙂 from high rise buildings and works of art that take you to dizzy heights. But with its heritage and art, Da Vinci’s Last Supper, and its Duomo amongst many others,

Milan is magnifico !!!

June 15, 2015 · 12 Comments

Shifting Street Scene

A street scene is never the same with vehicles, people and all types of traffic constantly moving through. I captured these one morning  – of ‘walkers’ focusing on their health; trishaws ‘tuk-tuk-ing’ … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · 5 Comments

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