Beautiful Blogger Award

The Beautiful Blogger Award is for creativity, originality, and overall contribution to the blogging community. I know I’m really behind in posting up Awards, and for those of you who have so kindly… Continue reading

The Sun Never Says

 Even After All this time The Sun never says to the earth, “You owe Me.” Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the Whole Sky. ~ Hafiz (The Great Sufi… Continue reading

Perfecting the Art of Doing Nothing

Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it ~ William Feather There’s a mellow crispness in the air. My… Continue reading

Lessons from my backyard

Drip by drip, winter quietly surrenders to a fresh new season. And just as in all of life, there are lessons to be learnt from the world all around us if we but pause a… Continue reading

My First Blog Award!

In accepting this award: 1.Thank the person who nominated you. 2. Share 7 things about yourself. 3. Pass the award to 7 nominees. Some people you meet simply shower you with joy, sunshine… Continue reading

Springtime in Kabul

Today is officially the first day of spring! March 20th marks the Vernal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and while it may not look remotely like spring right now in Finland, in my… Continue reading

Explorer on the Frozen Sea

The great outdoors of Finland is a scene right out of National Geographic. Pristine, untouched sweeping panorama of frozen landscape in winter. This is a photo documentary of one dauntless explorer and his expedition… Continue reading

Courage Under Fire

The Help and War Horse need no introduction. Excellent movies both, but this is not another rave review. It’s just that it got me thinking on the one single theme that resonated deeply and boldly throughout both… Continue reading

One Snowy Morning in Finland

I went for a walk one winter’s morn. Just to see what the world was like after a day of steady snowfall. And it lay hushed and still and contented under a pale, mellow sun. I wandered deep… Continue reading

Memoirs of a Kampung Girl – Childhood

When I was nine years old, we moved from a thriving, bustling town, full of fat, prosperous Chinese businessmen with gleaming Mercedes Benzes to a small, rural community full of rice fields and water… Continue reading