The only light after sunset from the full moon and the well placed candles. Picture perfect. The garden was also well laid out and colourful flowers had bloomed. It had been pouring all morning but just at the time of the party it cleared up.
We stopped at a Flamenco demonstration…open class where many people mimicked the graceful women on stage. The music was spellbinding and resonated to something deep and earthy in my heart… the voice was rich and the black curved dresses swayed as they danced and clapped.
There are posters everywhere of Test Bild Parties, of LOTR, other movies, some funny ones and some deep quotes too. It makes the walls interesting
Snow that lies on plants, weighing down in their leaves; Frost that decorates the various gymnosperms and winter plants, holly bright with red berries, large falling snow flakes, and snow laden rooftops in this Winter Wonderland.
Germans also clear the footpaths in front of their own houses and shops. So even when it was snowy it was easy to walk around without fear of slipping on ice. The first two days were cloudy and foggy with older snow still frozen on the ground.
Everyone here wants to know why I am here. It always goes almost exactly like this; ¨So where are you from?¨ ¨India¨ ¨Which part?¨ I wonder if they know Indian geography at all.. ¨Bangalore, do you know it?¨ ¨Um… no, is it near New Delhi?¨ (sometimes this is replaced by Bombay/Mumbai) ¨No, it is in … [Read more…]
21/05/2010 Hello! Looks like it really has been a month since I last wrote! And what a busy month it’s been! Various assignments, deadlines, work with project and otherwise, workshops on new software, just so much…of everything has happened! I’ve seen quite a few pretty flowers bloom and wilt. Tulips so bright! Red, yellow… You … [Read more…]
19/09/2009 THE BEGINNING: PART 3 Hello all! It has been nearly 10 days since I got here. Freshers’ week was very fun! I went for lots of cool events where we got to meet people from all sorts of fields from genomics to international politics and everything in between! Social events included speed social networking … [Read more…]