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Archive for August, 2012


14th August 2012. Independence Day.

the offspring

in the mood to party…

…seconds before dashing out the door πŸ™‚

Happy 65th Pakistan.


What I didn’t get to see up close in the wild in a reserve called MikumiΒ in Tanzania…..


It helps though, that I now have a much better zoom lens. πŸ™‚

Tough love

You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it’ll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it’s not even funny.
~Steve Irwin.

snakey wakey

(Seen in the Reptile Room of the Karachi Zoo, summer 2012)

Can’t cook without…

If I had to pick a tree…

…it would be this one.

I just have to slow down, or stop altogether and stare, if I chance upon an Amaltas on my jaunts around the city.

If this isn’t magic…what is?

Monster truck

Halfway to Sehwan, a truck adda for some chai.

bursting at the seams..quite literally.

keeping it in perspective…and oooh got a light bubble πŸ™‚


In a garden named after Gandhi, in the heart of the city….a remnant of a colonial past.

the light changed rapidly as the sun set…



hard to believe those aren’t really petals…

…or this would be my favourite flower πŸ™‚