play of shadows

Discussion with any kids at home (please ignore that fellow in the middle)… Shadow of wall on left and right are both by straight walls, only one source of light, why are they different? Can this be made at home… with a light, and…

just another sunset

(Just a short video) Just another heavenly painting in the sky… meeting the silence of the night 🙂 On some days the rays of light look quite radiant… If you are directly in contact with nature; if you watch the movement of a bird…

walking with the young moth

As iNaturalist reported, this fellow would grow up to be an Oleandar Moth. The caption is a satirical take on Robert Frost’s beautiful poem… The woods are lovely, dark and deep,But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleep,And miles to…

prani – interacting with animals

Prani – a pet sanctuary off Kanakapura Road, is a nice place that children enjoy visiting that develops their heart rather than just merely their intellectual knowledge. It creates a wonderful memory for them. Such interaction helps them overcome any intimidation, and gives good…

bird’s eye view of harohalli

Harohalli is a town on Kanakapura Road near Bengaluru, where we discussed and decided to go to this Saturday’s drive – the nearby hill called Chulakana Betta. On the way, the sunrise though late at Kaggalipura Lake, was nevertheless quite enchanting. haru means to…

being with birds

On an afternoon walk, there were birds all around, and it looked like the slightest movement would drive them off. Standing still and listening, apart from their sounds, there are the sounds of their movements among the leaves all around… captured in audio/video to…

missing some vitamin sea

With all the restrictions, its been quite a while since we saw the sea 😉 just recalling some creatures… Just a brief idea for any experienced swimmer to go underwater in a sea – the sound of bubbles and waves around are quite an…

turtle or tortoise? …or terrapin?

The distinction between a turtle, tortoise or terrapin comes from what habitat they are adapted to live in. Marine-based turtles spend most of their lives at sea, only returning to land to lay eggs. Their shells are flat and streamlined to help reduce drag…

open space around mandya

Mandya’s usually considered as an intermediary milestone along the way to Mysore or any other place… we never imagined we’d actually go to this place for a visit. But when we did go to a homestay over here, the surroundings were quite unexpected. We’d…

beyond the walls

Beyond the confined walls of any gated community, when families venture out after a long period of confinement, they can experience the joy of discovering together. Having experienced the rich nature in the Turahalli Forest, we miss our nature walks a lot, as the…