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Glowing candle – Banksia

 

A yellow candle,

Is a cylindrical Banksia.

 A Glowing cone against

The dark green leaves

Is native to Australia,

Pretending to be a single flower

Conspicuous to lure the bees and birds,

Why?

To prepare the next generation!

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Photos were taken in front of Ngilgi caves in Southwest region of Western Australia

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Banksia cone appears to be a single flower but factually is a bunch of flowers

 

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

-William Arthur Ward-
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/candle.html

I was impressed…..

I called an old school friend and asked what was he doing.

He replied that he is working on,

“Aqua-thermal  treatment of ceramics, Aluminum and steel under a constrained environment”.

I was impressed……

On further inquiring I  have learnt that he was washing dishes with hot water…..under his wife’s supervision.

I was astounded by his creativity  and the command of language!!!

Bravo

(from one of the e-mail rounds)

“A flower blossoms for its own joy” – Oscar Wilde

Blooming Jacaranda

 Botanists refer as Jacaranda Mimosifolia

A tree, native to Central America

Spread its roots near and far,

 And line the streets everywhere.

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When summer comes

Jacaranda blooms to hide her leaves

With magnificent purple panicles

Showing off her wealth to the world,

That I am here….

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Indian women in pictures through the ages

Just came across some images on  BBC News Asia published in 2014. These are  black and white images of women  taken  in the era of 1850 to 1950

 

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Group of Marathi women in 1875 (Credits: BBC News- Asia)

Follow the  BBC News images  for more pictures

What Do You Have ?

Friday Funnies #IV  (What do you have?)

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What do You Have?

PS: The above cartoon came on an e-mail joke –  Author Unknown – would love to give credits to the owner

Notable Quotes

Notable Quotes……(1)

 

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails”

-Bertha Calloway ( b1925) –

 

” Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It is the way it is.

The way you cope with it is what makes the difference”

– Anonymous –

 

“To know tomato is a fruit is knowledge

bu not to use in a fruit-salad is wisdom”

 – Anonymous-