The Natural World

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It was a silent night. 

The 4 year old me sat in front of the television, watching cartoons with interest. My baby sister lay sleeping in the room, with out a care in the world while my father dutifully sat beside her, reading a book in the soft light of the bed lamp. My grandparents were sitting on the couch behind me, lost in their own chatter. My mother suddenly returned into the cottage we were residing in with gleeful eyes, and ushered the 4 of us (My father, grandparents and I) outside.

And we all were truly awestruck.

In the beautiful dark velvet we call the night sky, were gazillion of starts shimmering and beckoning all of us to stare at the them in amazement. It was a breathtaking sight, as they continued to glimmer endlessly. Our gazes never left the small view of the vast universe we were able to experience that one night. 

And that was probably one of my most….. fascinating encounters with mother nature in her most purest form. 

Ugh.

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Well, I had this post written and everything but then I just had to swipe the tracking pad to the left, and upon me came the decision to either stay or leave the current page.

Obviously I clicked on stay on page, but NOOOOO.

The page has to hang itself.

GREAT.

Now that post shall come only tomorrow, as I’m very very sleepy now. Until then, I’ll leave you guys a picture of a little goat to lighten up your day :)
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(Picture credits: tumblr)

Change

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Greetings from infinitePerplexes!

If you follow my blog, you must have noticed that I constantly appear and disappear from the scene – being so busy that I don’t post anything on my blog.

Well, today – I feel something different. It may be due to the fact that I cleaned my desk and feel very very accomplished or because I’m a tad bit sleepy (close to 11PM here) or maybe a combination of both – I’m not sure.

But either way, starting tomorrow I’m going to form a strict post a week policy. The topics will be extremely varied, based on my thoughts and emotions of the day. From tomorrow onwards, I will have a new post every Sunday.

It would be truly amazing if I can get some comments on these posts because I want to become extremely famous :P because I would like to converse with you people who enjoy my posts, who stumbled across my blog and clicked the like button – YOU AMAZING PEOPLE.

Signing off with a picture of my (astonishingly tidy + beautifully decorated) desk,
Yours Truly
Me
!
;)

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

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Hello all!

Well… It’s been over a year since I’ve posted anything on my blog.

I’m determined to not let that repeat in the rest of 2014. I have a lot of pictures that I can’t wait to share with you guys :D

Moving on, this week’s theme in the Weekly Photo Challenge is ‘Endurance’. That simple word brings back memories of so many things that I’ve seen in my life.

But one thing that struck me: Was probably how the ancient recipe of Beer has been propagated through generations :P Across the world, beer is a favourite alcoholic beverage to many. It’s recipe, that was probably domestically produced at first – has now dominated nation imports and exports. Although some of the components may vary with variety, the basic recipe has endured throughout time. (Ingredients include water, a starch source such as malted barley, hops, yeast and sometimes a clarifying agent.)

This picture was taken at a brewery I visited in April during my visit to Germany. The picture shows ‘Barely’ – a primary component in beer – in it’s malted form, before it gets transformed into it’s beverage state.

(Ps. Malted barley is only the beginning in the long and strenuous process of making Beer :P )

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So what do you guys think? Comments are appreciated :)

Facing The Music

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Recently, a member of my family passed away.

To be bitterly honest, I was aware that their morning his condition turned serious that he was edging closer to the skies.

Death, it may seem to be something that people take for granted. They misuse it’s peace and balance, by deciding to end their lives themselves. The people I’m talking about here, aren’t only the people that commit suicide. It’s the people that smoke, do drugs and any other harmful acts against their bodies – to remain ‘happy’. To fulfil their needs. To numb the things they’ve endured, that have left deep scars in their beings.

These addictions may provide a temporary relief, but they harm you in the long run. Not only you though, it hurts the people that love you too.

Ways To Die Enormous

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Excellence.

Hello world! It’s been close to a month since I posted anything, so I thought I’d start off here. An amazing list of ways to live your life big, compiled by the talented Robin Sharma. (Although I’m yet to read his highly acclaimed book – “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari.”) I’ll be back with more pictures, posts and over-all goodness in a while :)

Saussurea obvallata

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Heyo people! Long time since I posted much, been really busy the last few months so I’m sorry for not posting anything up….. :(

Anyways, a few weeks ago, a beautiful flower bloomed in my grandmother’s garden. In our native language, we call it ‘Brahmakamala’, and this flower has the peculiar trait of blooming only in the night during a specific period. When I looked up the english name, it was Saussurea obvallata. A native to the Himalayas and Uttar Pradesh in India, North-Burma and South-West China.

If you’re curious about how I actually captured these picture, I just angled the beam of one of the small torches I had, and VOILA! A beautiful flower, highlighted by the white light. Let me know what you think :)

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