Milestone Memoir

July 08, 2016  •  1 Comment
They say that time flies when you’re having fun. I must be having so much fun because I simply can’t believe that it has been 10 years! I had to re-check dates and photo-evidences to convince myself that it has indeed been a decade, and that I have achieved a milestone! Had I still been employed in the corporate world, this milestone would have...
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Warwick Castle

September 19, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
I have to blame Kellogg's for making me go and enjoy the wonderful Warwick Castle. Seriously, cut the carton label and your entrance fee is waived? Even the most steadfast of characters will not be able resist. LOL I have been to Abbeys, Museums, Heritage sites, but I have never been to a real Castle - this was my first real medieval castle, and b...
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Shakespeare-town

September 13, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Stratford-Upon-Avon (SAv) has been put in the map, thanks to one famous playwright named William Shakespeare. It is his birth and burial place and is now home of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre where actors and fans alike flock to the whole year round. It is a mere hour and a half train ride away from London (closer if from Birmingham) but the contr...
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Beachy Head

September 09, 2012  •  1 Comment
I have heard about the beauty of the white cliffs of Dover overlooking the English Channel and the French coast, but I have never heard of Beachy Head, nor was I prepared for its spectacular view! It is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain where a red-and-white striped lighthouse can be found in the sea below it. Thanks to Mengie, an old friend...
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No ID, No New Quay

August 26, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
In the UK, at one point of a student life, spring break has to be wasted on the beaches of New Quay in Cornwall. At least for those who like the (cold) beach to surf. I have to acknowledge that part of me wanted to experience that (spring break, even if it was not really spring, and term breaks, even if they were a decade away), but the other half...
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Chasing Banksy

August 12, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
You will have to agree that Banksy is perhaps the most famous and possibly the best stencil graffitist in contemporary times, even if you are not into street art. It is just a pseudonym for a British artist who uses street art as a form of social and political commentary and his style is distinctively satirical, however his works are paraded quite...
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Pride and Prejudice and Photography

July 29, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Meaningless mashup, that's all it is. I mean, if Seth Grahame-Smith's zombies can find its way to Jane, why can't my photography do?;) Seriously though, I really was looking forward to this part of my UK stint. I must go to Jane Austen's town of Bath, mainly as a homage and to show my gratitude for giving us all the wonderful books that were all s...
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Magnificent Stones

July 24, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Probably one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, Stonehenge is visited by millions from around the world every year. This year, the total count included me. This 5000 year old henge intrigues and inspires me given that despite the years of research and study, the reason behind it remains a mystery. It is commonly believed that it is a...
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Pilot

May 24, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Even as I recognize that writing is not one of my strengths, I have always wanted to blog. Blog about just about anything that tickles my fancy - from a new photographing technique I learned, photographers who inspire me, a provoking travel photo, follies of my lovely dog, artists to look out for, events I attended and enjoyed (or not!)...I could g...
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