Thursday, December 3, 2009

Untitled

I named this post untitled simply because I didn't want it to be called "Hair", or something similar. Tad gross for a title, don't you think?

Anyway, I was simply lying there ... and the sun lit up my hair. I thought it looked quite beautiful so I decided to take some photos ... :)

To happy holidays and nothing-to-do's!


Monday, November 30, 2009

Mr. Clause was here!

That's right ... he was here a month before Christmas! The Christmas parade was beautiful, colourful, and fun. A very kind gentleman offered me his spot [I was standing behind him previously] since I was taking so many photographs ... and I ended up taking at least 150. Check out some of them!

The confetti burst:

The dancers in fluoro colours:

The sponsors' balloons:

The cheerleaders were a big hit:

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Bitey Grass

Trying to not step on daisies as I go out to take the washing in ... but get bitten by bugs anyway. I like that photo; it is happily random. [They're my dad's jandals, not mine!].

Saturday, November 21, 2009

:(

Ohh dearie! I went outside to take a photo for my post, and ...

got myself bitten by an unidentified insect! Ouchies! But ... I got my photo. Phew. I shall post it later, when the sting-y feeling in my hands subsides ...

Till then, my friends, be safe outside! And have a wonderful day!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Not as flash

So my camera's not as flash as Helen's ... hahaha ... just a little digital baby ... that loves to go psycho on me.

I don't know why but I'm very happy about the little black thingamabob on this photo. It would've been too perfect a picture without it. What do you think?

A little behind-the-scenes info: My friend Karishma was over at my place when I took this, and she was sitting on my bed with a cutesy pose. Obviously, she thought I was going to take a photo of her. Obviously, that's what a normal person would've done. But me, I went ahead and took photos of my window with the little black thingamabob on it. She was not happy.

Yup. That's it from me for today, I think. As always, please click on the photo to make it bigger. Let me know as to where we're going with this blog is okay ... we heart comments! :D

Sunday, November 15, 2009

"New Moon" Themed Fashion Show


My high school (that I graduated from) had a fashion show with the theme of Twilight/New Moon. The person in the picture was my commercial art teacher back in high school. I edited this picture using Photoscape!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Cheerios

I'll admit it ... the only reason I decided to try out Cheerios was ... well ... because they were in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix [although they're called Cheeri Owls].

Anyway, I was having Cheerios the other day, and they were so delicious and pretty that I decided to take a photo of it:


Then I decided to play around with them a bit:

Then I got hungry and ate them all. Nom nom nom! >.<

Monday, November 9, 2009

Sky Jump

A very scary form of having fun: Sky Jump.
Wherein you are tied to two ropes and pushed from a tall building. [Okay, maybe not pushed].

Worms-eye-view of someone sky jumping:

An even scarier form of having fun: Bungee Jumping.
Wherein your legs get tied to a stretchy rope. And then, you jump. Just like that.

Birds-eye-view before the jump [at Taupo]:
As you might be able to tell, I am terrified of heights. So both these "fun" activities scare the hell out of me. Three of my friends did bungee jump however ... this is one of the photos taken before they jumped.

p.s.: No, I don't dive, or climb trees, or sit on crazy rides such as Fear Fall.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun! Yummyy!! Its an Indian sweet dish or usually served as a dessert made of a dough consisting mainly of milk solids (often including double cream and flour) in a sugar syrup flavored with cardamom seeds and rosewater or saffron.
Recently my Dad learnt making Gulab Jamun, and he experted in it! These mouth-watering Gulab Jamuns are made by my Dad!


Want to know more on Gulab Jamuns and recipe? (NO! I wont give you my dad's secret recipe. Ha Ha) Google it! Ok, I did for you, click here.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Dress


These are the flowers that are growing wildly over my brick wall. It seems like it has the form of a long dress. I love this color setting! It's purple.. but looks grayish lavender.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Welcome Karishma

Very heartily welcome to our NEW author, Karishma Gandhi. Finally, Karishma learnt blogging! (atleast she feels so, lol). And I taught her!! Yeaayy!! Gandhali tried, but...eehhh... Ha Ha Ha


Keep blogging!

Monday, October 26, 2009

Mischievous Students

This is one of my most memorable picture. My group was the most mischievous group in diploma college. We were waiting for practicals outside the lab, and suddenly don't know what stroked us, we removed this fire-extinguisher and awarded ourselves as the 'Trophy' for being the most mischievous students and clicked pics. And at the end, somebody broke its valve, and white carbon-dioxide started coming out with high whistle like sound. We took no moments running away from there. Ha Ha Ha Ha


From left to right: Harshil, Bhavesh, Siddhesh, Tejas, Varun, Kunal. Karn is missing in this picture(coz he took this picture)

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Rangoli

In this Diwali season (celebrated by Hindus) we make Rangoli outside our home entrance door. We believe drawing rangoli and filling it with various colors will bring colorful happiness and joy to us and our family. Rangoli also has the power to keep all the evils and negative power away from our life. We wish Rangoli will bring all the joy and prosperity in coming new year (Hindu new year)
This picture is one of the most simple and beautiful Randoli made by my cousin sister Urvi.

Happy Diwali and Happy New Year

Yaay!

Yaay for eight followers [thanks Yulinda!]! Yaay for photography! Yaay for all your lovely comments! Yaay for three blog authors!

Yaay for yaay!

Monday, October 19, 2009

Thanks

Hi, me again, just a quick thank-you post for Michelle, Karan, and Icy. Thanks for following our blog! :D

Have a great day!

Battle of the seasons

I've been busy with assignments [and some other stuff], so I haven't been able to upload as much as I'd've liked to ... but, here I recycle one of my images. It's already being used for an assignment, and now it's going on this blog post!

The trees in our backyard are so pretty ... for two completely different reasons. One is bursting with life [and leaves!], while the other stands still [and completely leafless!]. Seems as if the leafless tree has forgotten that it is spring ... someone needs to jog it out of its sleep. I remember a poem we had to study for English way back in Year 7. It was called The Chrysanthemum, and it talks about how the flower forgets to bloom in spring, but blooms in autumn instead. It's a poem that's stuck to me like a piece of gum on your shoe.

Haha, I'd only meant to write the first paragraph, but one thought led to another, and here's a humongous blog post!

Don't forget to scroll down for the poem [and leave comments]!


The Chrysanthemum:

The rose is called the queen of flowers, 
          Surrounded by her sisters fair, 
          A lovely throng of beauties rare, 
She holds her court 'mid summer bowers, 
          'Neath smiling skies of sunny blue, 
          Gayly they bloom the summer through 
Brightening all the golden hours. 
          But when the autumn days have come 
          Then blooms our sweet Chrysanthemum. 
  
As we watch the summer days depart 
          And the painted leaves in silence fall, 
          And the vines are dead upon the wall; 
A dreamy sadness fills each heart, 
          Our garden seems a dreary place, 
          No brilliant flowers its borders grace, 
Save in a sheltered nook apart, 
          Where gay beneath the autumn sun 
          Blooms our own Chrysanthemum. 
  
Ah! she is not a "Summer Friend," 
          She stays when all the rest have flown, 
          And left us flowerless and alone; 
No singing birds, or blooms to lend 
          Their brightness to the autumn haze, 
          'Tis she who cheers the dreary days; 
'Tis joy to know so sweet a friend; 
          No fairer flower blooms 'neath the sun 
          Than autumn's queen Chrysanthemum.

__Hattie L. Knapp.

Copyright? Of course no copyright infringement is intended! I just wanted my lovely 
friends and readers to read Ms. Knapp's lovely poem!

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Sunflower

I went to Lonavala last week to my uncle's farm house. Over there he has made such a beautiful garden, definitely anyone will fall in love with those flowers. This is one of the picture from that garden. I think this is a sunflower.
This photo is clicked by my Dad.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Spider

Have a close look at a spider roaming in my kitchen!




Monday, October 12, 2009

A Pact!

Howdy ... let's make a pact that all the photos on here will be our own. No violating copyright ha ha ha ...

[Let's see how this goes, as I am a big Google Images fan haha ...]

Baby Fish

I have been devouring baby fishies today ... really! [Okay, so I mean the chocolate ones ;)]

Hm, so what did I do today? I went to uni, ate baby fishies, got told off by a teacher for being late to the lecture [blame the stupid bus strike (and the nice, kind, happy guy who gave me free Milo)], ate baby fishies, went to computing class, ate baby fishies, doodled, ate some more baby fishies, watched Jeremy Kyle and Dr. Phil for a bit, took photos of baby fishies ...

Today is one of those very bleh days. And I think my camera's having a minor heart attack yet again. Oh. And please don't be grossified by the half-eaten fish! I know you can see it's innards, but that's what makes it exciting ... and interesting ... and uhh, electrifying [?!] ...

Please comment, peoples! You are precious to us!

Roots


This is a close-up picture of some roots in my dad's garden. It looks like something wants to crawl out! My dad has a huge garden full of roses, flowers, and plants. This is only a very miniscule part of it.
To introduce myself, my name is Helen and I blog over at Cross Bones Style. My other blog is about fashion/outfits and such. Go check it out! I also LOVE taking pictures.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Myself Kunal Kava

Hello everybody, myself Kunal Kava. I and Gandhali are friends from school days(when she was in India). Presently I am doing engineering(B.Tech) in Electronics from NMIMS university in Mumbai. I am not much into blogging stuff(like Gandhali, ha ha), I've just wrote two stories and blogged them. You will come to know much more about me in rest while.

A BIG thank you to Gandhali who made me author of this blog. I am too much excited about contributing to this blog. Another big reason why I am here is, I AM CRAZY ABOUT CLICKING PHOTOS.

First photo of this blog! (ohh wow, its mine!!)



Keep following!!!

Sunday, September 27, 2009

New authors!

Heya! As you might've noticed, we've got two brand new authors on this blog! A warm welcome to Helen of Cross Bones Style, and Kunal of Kunal Kava!

Kunal and I are quite busy with exams, assessments and what-not at the moment, so I apologise if our posts aren't as frequent as we hope them to be ... but I'm quite interested to see where this little photo-trip takes us! Hopefully we'll get to relive these days when we're all old and wrinkly and looking back at our blog! Hahaha!

Other thing that's really interesting is that we three are from different countries! Helen from the US of A, Kunal from India, and little old me from little old New Zealand! So I'm thinking our photos will differ muchly! [and of course, each of us has a unique style, too!]

Special thanks to Stephanie and Aparna for following us!

Oh, and a note to Helen and Kunal: I'm sorry that we only have my name in the blog address ... I didn't know I was going to get contributors, you see ... and the other possible names have already been taken ... what should we do about this?!

Toodles!
Gandhali

Friday, September 18, 2009

Hey!

Hey hey, and a warm welcome to my new blog ...

For those of you who know me, this is just a new venture, and I do hope you'll be just as kind as you are now with The Graphic Bee. You guys are awesome, and I blog because of your encouragement. Aparna, Laxmoii, Stephanie, Kunal, Helen, Abby ... thank you all! :D

For those of you who don't know me, well, I'm Gandhali, a first-year Graphic Design student at an awesome university, and I blog over at The Graphic Bee.

So I recently read that Jeff Fatt, from The Wiggles, "since 1990 has taken a photo a day documenting the most eventful thing that has happened to him". Inspired by that, I've started my own version of it! And that's what this blog is all about!

{The Graphic Bee is where the action's at, though ... with it's Word of the Days, and quizzes, and crazy what-nots! This is just going to be a quiet little blog ... if you want to follow me, I'll be extremely delighted, and if you have any questions, please just post them on the most current post!}