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2007/12/01

Sunday Mornings

Last Sunday the morning began with a walk . Early mornings with the onset of winter is beautiful .
A hazy grey - green which changes to a bright blue with the leaves coming into focus as the sun rises . This is my favourite time of the day ..




AG 's favourite bit of the lake :-
After the walk we went for a drive around Kolkata and landed up at the Victoria Memorial . The old lady looked quite elegant in the early morning light . So did the statuary around the place.




After traversing the length of Kolkata we dropped into Saurashtra Namkeen at the corner of Southern Avenue and Lansdowne, for a packet of phuchkas . Tinkers luck - because he had run out of the stuff.So we made do with chaat papri and had dahi papri for breakfast . After that it was sheer drudgery - studying Physics and Bio with Tani for her exam. sigh.

12 comments:

NWRMK said...

What georgeous photos. I like the simplicity of your page. I look forward to exploring it fully. I enjoy the commentary with the photos. Thanks for sharing your walk and your drive.

I love that blogs are windows to the world.

I just added U to my reader subscriptions.

O.

hillgrandmom said...

EL This post brings back sooo many memories, almost a lump in my throat. Landsdowne Road, Victoria Memorial, puchkas, Dahi papri--too many. Been a really long time since I visited Cal. Wish I had a jolly good reason to come.

hillgrandmom said...

btw, where was the header photo taken? Lovely pic

Spin said...

My hand, my beads, my photo. Macro shot. At home, held under a lampshade. Assuming reference is to present header photo.

hillgrandmom said...

well Opaline, the phot's great--so colourful. But actually when I had asked, it was about the earlier header.

Spin said...

Fig-ured. =)

Elendil said...

It is so impossible to get out of the blanket in the morning in winter! Kudos to thee.

Usha said...

lovely pictures. Note to myself: Must make a trip to cal in winter.

Unknown said...

Onedia - Thanks . I liked your blog too and your daughter's .

Sue- Wait till I get to Park Street& New Market - you'll cry !

Opaline - choop kor

Elendil - Try it ,the air's so crisp - like a freshly roasted papad or yesterday's nimki at your local mishtanna bhandar!

Usha - do do come. We shall take you around the best photoshopped areas !

NWRMK said...

I have been scanning through your posts, I am enjoying getting these peeks into windows so far away from me. YOur posts are shiny windows into your world. Thanks for opening the curtains for the rest of us.


I wish you short meetings, cooperative colleagues, and long lunches.

O.

Mary Ann said...

Great photos. Found you from Onedia's blog. Will have to explore.

Thinking Cramps said...

Gorgeous pictures! Just back from a flying visit to Cal myself and I think I walked past this lake too. Is it the Dhakuria one near Southern Avenue? We even saw a water snake zipping along! And of course got 'blessed' by a bird.