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Sunday, May 15, 2022

Gallimaufry#33

Just a gallimaufry of photos ...
Australian white ibis


FROM THE TRAVEL ARCHIVES

The Lion of Lucerne
A haunting monument to the Swiss soldiers who were killed protecting the French king during the French Revolution.

 *Peranakan Dinner
*Peranakan  A sub-ethnic community of Malay-Chinese ancestry.

Pie Tee (Top hats)
Pie Tee  thin crispy pastry cases with a filling of julienned vegetables namely jicama and carrot.
Bleeding heart vine

Stumbled upon these swing hammocks in a park
Couldn't resist a selfie in one!


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Sunday, May 8, 2022

Gallimaufry#32

Just a gallimaufry of photos ...  


After the rain

Wind spinners
Mother's Day Korean dinner

Gyeran-jjim (Steamed eggs)
Kimchi Jjigae (Kimchi Soup)
BBQ Pork
Fun Fact
According to Feng Shui, an elephant figurine with its trunk up symbolizes fortune and success, whereas a downward facing trunk is compared with a vacuum cleaner that sucks in negative chi!

FROM THE TRAVEL ARCHIVES

Eiffel Tower
 7300 tons of iron!



Blue and yellow macaw
Is it just me or have you noticed that since Blogger did something funny to the comment box, most of the comments now end up as spam?
Dear bloggy buddies, if you haven't been seeing my comments, do check you spam box!
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Sunday, May 1, 2022

Gallimaufry#31

Just a gallimaufry of photos ... 

*Cat tax
My nephew's cat Mimi
*A cat tax is a cute image or video of a cat posted online as a fun, ironic “fine” (tax) upon introduction to a forum or social media platform, for breaking an internet group rule, or just for fun. Meow

 Aloe delta lights

Fun fact
Aloe is a genus containing over 560 species of flowering succulent plants
Red blooms rising from the delta lights
Canna fruits

Milky Stork

Dinner


FROM THE SHOEBOX  PHOTOS THAT RARELY SEE THE LIGHT OF DAY

Macau 1993

Remember this?

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

Gallimaufry#30

Just a gallimaufry of green-themed photos ...

FROM THE TRAVEL ARCHIVES

Zaanse Schans

The Roman Baths
Green tram in Croydon


Eclectus parrot
Surul Appam
Surul Appam —  a green-coloured folded pancake made of rice flour, filled with grated coconut and palm sugar that originates from Tamil Nadu, India.

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. 

                                                                                                                      Pedro Calderón de la Barca
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