Sunday, March 25, 2007

Long walks, Alu Bhajjis and movies

Had a lazy saturday (samstag, in German). Compared to the past few weeks, no going out anywhere today, so got up late.

Made some filter coffee after quite some time. Aaaah, the aroma of fresh-decoctioned coffee is to be smelled!! After a quick and weird breakfast of broken "Instant Dosa" and "Italian Salsa dip", I settled down to organize my online photos. I have been postponing this as it is some grunt work. i find it hard to decide on what exactly I want - professional-looking albums hosted on a third-party photo album site such as flickr/myphotoalbum? or create a small black canvas around each image with copyright info?

I browsed a few photo-hosting site looking for alternatives to Flickr. Some friends tell me to try Picasa, but somehow there is some element that is missing. Or it may be that I may not be clear of what I want.

Afternoon turned out to be quite sunny, so after looking through my favourite nature sites - and, I brought out the photographer from within me. Both of us went for a nice stroll through the woods near my place. Although I did not get any good shots of birds, there were a few photos that I liked.

Macro Photography is also a fast becoming a favorite of mine, so I took this photo.

By this time, it had cooled down considerably with a cold wind. After a few purchases to sustain me for Sunday, I decided to go back and make something different to eat for snacks. Crispy, tasty Alu Bhajjis with strong, hot tea!!! Mmmmm, heavenly.

With that, I settled down to watch a movie and lo, finally found the movie I had been wanting to see for quite some time - Godavari. Very nice movie, reminds me of times spent with the Missus. More on that later. See ya.


Blogger megha said...

Which part of the world are you living in right now?? Those snaps look good.

Alu bhajjis..sounds yum..esp with chai...

March 26, 2007 12:21 PM  
Blogger Sridhar said...


This shows you don't read my blog regularly enough. Grrrr.

BTW, I am in Germany on an assignment.

March 26, 2007 1:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Photos look good, but did not know you were such a good cook!


March 26, 2007 10:04 PM  
Blogger RAGHAV said...

Nice pictures ... more than that bhajji's makes me nostaligic ... M3 office :-)

March 28, 2007 11:05 AM  
Blogger Sridhar said...


Don't remind me of those good times!!!I just have those memories to live by.

March 28, 2007 12:00 PM  
Blogger Ravi said...

Bajjis look good... but do they promise the taste ;-)

Anwway, congrats on your nostalgia.Couldn't congratulate when it was reality ;-)

And if you are feeling so nostalgic about M3, always welcome sir... you have some people always ready to welcome you..

March 29, 2007 9:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great pictures - Did you make the Bhajjis? ..they look slurp slurp...
- Bhargs

March 29, 2007 11:42 PM  

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