Sword, a traditional symbol

Hasselt is the capital of Limburg, Belgium. Normally it is a quite town, but the city is always active during weekends with different activities. Hasselt is famous for speculoos (spiced biscuit), Jenever drink (traditional liqour) etc., At the city centre stands an old building named as ‘The Sweert’, a pharmacy. Since 1713, this building is continuously used as a pharmacy. At […]

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Senescence

What you see depends on what you look for! Here I see senescence of leaf, the process of aging in plants. The picture was taken in autumn, when the color of leaf had begun to change. This change in leaf color is due to degradation of chlorophyll in plants, a programmed self death, induced by the change in temperature. Leaf senescence is […]

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Focus on the shadow

I had visited a pharmacy museum in Heidelberg, Germany. The museum exhibits themes like history of medicine, evolution of medicine and instruments which were used in olden days to prepare medicine. I clicked the picture using a mobile, without focusing on the object (shadow). The below picture was taken by focusing on the shadow and the result was amazing. Weekly […]

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Indian get together

I am a native of south India. The place where I come from follow a tradition of sitting on floor in an order and eating food on banana leaves (as plate), with hands. Sometimes we also form a separate order for ladies and gents, just to make ourselves sit comfortably. Once we are seated, the food is also served in a […]

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