Playing with Purple

I love purple. Here are some purple pretties I found this week.


Feature Photo was a fallen flower on a trail at  Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.

Written in response to the following challenges:

  1. Debbie’s One Word Sunday: Purple
  2. Frank Jansen‘s Tuesday Photo Challenge: Trio



The Changing Seasons: October 2018

It has been an eventful month, filled with music & literary events, peppered with crafty endeavours, visits with friends, good food shared. And yet, instead of being exhausted, I feel quite exhilarated. I owe this energy in part to new iron supplements; the old ones made me a little sick, so I took them sporadically. This new formulation seems to sit well with me, and hence, more energy to keep going! Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: October 2018”

Night Reflection

I find night shots rather challenging. This one taken of Loving Husband while we were out on our run, in front of the Singapore Art Museum during the Singapore Night Festival in August is one of my more credible attempts. The light & sound display,  Odyssey by Arnaud Pottier & Timothy Mironneau was a spectacular illumination off this historic building. The amount of light coming from the buildings and the reflection from the glass and water feature provided better lighting than most night scenes. Continue reading “Night Reflection”

Twilight Blue

My days are often shaped by the ebb & flow of the needs & schedules of Loving Husband & Two Daughters. I was delighted when I was able snatch an evening walk through the Singapore Botanic Gardens yesterday. A magnificent, unusually blue twilight sky greeted me, along with the crepuscular insects singing their songs. I am awed & reminded of how breaking out of one’s routine can bear such astonishing surprises. Continue reading “Twilight Blue”

Go Big: Lily Pads

There are several water features around the Singapore Botanic Gardens which sport lily pads. Every time I run or walk past, I cannot help but look to see if there is a frog sitting on a pad. This all started when Loving Husband quipped some time back: “Have you actually seen a frog sitting on a lily pad?” Many cartoons later, I realised it was a phenomenon I’d never actually witnessed. Since then, it has become reflexive for us both to look when we pass by a pond. Continue reading “Go Big: Lily Pads”