I was going to write a serious post this week, but then I got up early on Sunday morning and thought of taking a walk in the garden which surrounds my apartment. I saw a few species of flowers which I have never seen in my life before and thought of taking some pictures and that is why the serious post will have to wait for a few more days! πŸ™‚

There were so may colours around that I went crazy clicking. Have a look and you’ll know what I mean! And, oh, before I leave you with the pictures, I would like to thank Archie for giving me the Treasured Blogger Award! Thank you Archie and here are a few flowers for you! πŸ™‚



The blue flowers are like a ready made bouquet. They are blooming all over the city right now.


These are leaves, not flowers, as you can see. They were green once, but then they started turning white from the boundaries(as you can see the ones in the background) and then completely white. What happens next? Will they turn Red? Orange? Or fall dead just like that? Kya Hoga! Jaldi hi dekhenge! Hum Log! Railgaadi! Railgaadi! Ahem! Sorry, got carried away!


Rose! Thank God! One familiar flower! The Roses here are quite huge. They are infact humongous. If you are walking down a road and feel tired, you can just sit in one of them and take some rest. No kidding! And, by the way, all that water is dew drops, in case you are thinking that I spat on them to add the effect! πŸ˜›


The bouquet again! This time in Pink! Just what you need for an angry girlfriend! πŸ˜‰




I know! This is a leaf! This was the lone red one in a huge green bunch. The outcast! Maybe the bohemian.


I call them the red bulbs! They are the first one I see every morning because they are growing in bunches just outside by bedroom window.



Dewdrops again. No! I did not pee on the plant! You guys are disgusting! How can you even think like that?


Ok! This plant reminded me of Independence day. Not our independence day! 😐 The movie! The big blue ones are the large mother ships which stayed above the Earth’s atmosphere and the small blue ones are the small alien ships which were sent to fight our aircrafts! πŸ˜€ Do you think I am watching too many movies? Oh! And do you see the green leaves below? That is the Earth! Right now the alien ships are all cuddled together and having some sort of a conference as to which city to attack first.


Do you see the small yellow insect? Well, that is the new micro robot I am working on right now. Its not perfect yet. It can’t fly(although it doesn’t need to but I am trying to add that functionality). The project was funded by Vicks Vaporub. They want a new product where this micro robot will come loaded with an advanced form of Vicks fumes. You just have to leave it into you nose and it will travel inside your body and by morning, there won’t be any trace of cold and cough.

Are you thinking where this machine will end up finally? In your commode, ofcourse!


Capillary action at work I guess! No, I did not inject it with blue ink!


Again not flowers! But look at all that spit dewdrops!


Hope you liked the show! Now go and do something meaningful! πŸ˜›

About the Author:

Amit Sharma is the Author of fiction novel False Ceilings published by Lifi Publications in January 2016. Amit always keeps a book and a portable reading light in his bag (much to the amusement of his fellow travellers). His other hobbies include watching world cinema, travelling, staring at hills, digging into various cuisines, cooking, listening to music, painting, blogging, making his daughter laugh and helping his wife with her unnecessary and prolonged shopping. He is currently working on his Second novel which is a thriller.


  1. dinu July 13, 2009 at 12:38 am - Reply

    nice collection πŸ™‚

  2. kanagu July 13, 2009 at 1:06 am - Reply

    it’s really really beautiful Amit… πŸ™‚

    thanks for sharing it… πŸ™‚ I got refreshed now πŸ™‚

    • Amit July 13, 2009 at 2:33 am - Reply

      Thanks Kanagu! I am glad that I was able to refresh you! πŸ™‚

  3. vimmuuu July 13, 2009 at 2:08 am - Reply

    Congrats for the award and really really good snaps !!!!….but I hate fllowers πŸ˜‰ all of ’em.

    • Amit July 13, 2009 at 2:34 am - Reply

      Thanks! Hain!?! What is there to hate? 😐

    • Indyeah July 14, 2009 at 9:57 pm - Reply

      Vimmuuuu ….again? πŸ˜€
      when will you get rid of this hate? πŸ˜€

      • Amit July 16, 2009 at 1:09 am

        Yeah! What happened in the past? Some girl trampled your flowers under her feet? πŸ˜›

  4. Final_Transit July 13, 2009 at 4:11 am - Reply

    I like the red bulbs too, and ofcourse your robot. I don’t know the names of any of these flowers… lol πŸ™‚
    PS: Careful with the movie! πŸ˜‰

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:07 am - Reply

      Thanks! Even I don’t know the names of any of these, except for Rose. πŸ™‚
      Yeah! I know! I scare myself now a days. 😐

  5. Smitha July 13, 2009 at 4:43 am - Reply

    Such lovely pics! and lovely flowers! The variety here is mind boggling, isn’t it? Even the roses – what variety! A neighbour of ours has huge bunches of yellow roses! they look so beautiful!!!

    Loved this post!

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:09 am - Reply

      Thanks Smitha. Yes! Exactly! every day I see a specie which I have never see before. Its amazing. I am glad that I am here during this period of time. πŸ™‚

  6. sakhi July 13, 2009 at 9:37 am - Reply

    Wowie! No wonder you went crazy clicking away these glory! πŸ™‚ They are simply awesome πŸ™‚

    And congrats for the award πŸ™‚

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:09 am - Reply

      Yeah! Thanks Sakhi. πŸ™‚

  7. Miss Kido July 13, 2009 at 11:33 am - Reply

    Congratulations on the award πŸ™‚ And beautiful pics, as usual πŸ™‚

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:10 am - Reply

      Thanks Miss Kido! πŸ™‚

  8. hitchwriter July 13, 2009 at 11:58 am - Reply

    Lovely pics !! really lovely !!

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:10 am - Reply

      Thanks Dhiren. πŸ™‚

  9. Harsh July 13, 2009 at 1:43 pm - Reply

    Congrats for that award … well deserved …. πŸ˜‰ … not to forget the lovely flowers πŸ˜€

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:11 am - Reply

      Thanks Harsh. πŸ™‚

  10. Smita July 13, 2009 at 4:08 pm - Reply

    wow!!! Lovely Snaps!!!

    Colorful indeed!!!

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:13 am - Reply

      Thanks Smita! Yes they are. πŸ™‚

  11. oorja July 13, 2009 at 5:49 pm - Reply

    like i said before you live in heaven.. πŸ™‚ thanks for sharing the glimpses with us..

    congrats for the award.. πŸ™‚

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:19 am - Reply

      Haha! Yeah! Right now its heaven. I am not sure if I will be able to say that in winters. πŸ™‚

  12. Anand July 13, 2009 at 6:47 pm - Reply

    “beautiful flowers” – is this a meaningful comment ?

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:20 am - Reply

      Yes. All comments are meaningful. πŸ™‚
      *I am quite diplomatic.

  13. sohini July 13, 2009 at 7:07 pm - Reply

    just blog-hopping. some of the flowers look eerie 😐

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:20 am - Reply

      Welcome Sohini! Haha! Which ones? πŸ™‚

  14. Dev July 13, 2009 at 10:04 pm - Reply

    “I got up early on Sunday morning and thought of taking a walk in the garden which surrounds my apartment.”

    Dude, how can you wake up early on Sunday morning? This means you are not having any night outs on saturdays..in any case, you should be chasing girls rather than flowers on a bright Sunday. πŸ™‚
    Nice pictures btw..

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:24 am - Reply

      Well, I sleep less. So even if I sleep at 12.30 am, I can very easily get up at 6.30 am. 6 hours sleep is more than enough for me. πŸ™‚
      No. No night outs right now. πŸ™‚ Just enjoying my solitude, books and movies.

  15. Reema July 13, 2009 at 10:06 pm - Reply

    beautiful!! why dont u sign up on flickr? And trying taking some macro shots of these flowers. Those will look better.

    • Amit July 14, 2009 at 12:29 am - Reply

      I have signed up for Flickr but I am too lazy to go and upload my pics there. I just want to do all the stuff at one place. The thought of branching out just makes me more sleepy. πŸ™‚
      Most of the shots are super macro. πŸ™‚

  16. Shefaly July 14, 2009 at 2:57 am - Reply

    Next stop, figure out what they are called. πŸ™‚ I saw hydrangea, snapdragon, phlox, petunia, fuchsia in your pictures. The rest I shall have to check too :-/

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 12:50 am - Reply

      Yeah, but how! I wish Google had created some sort of a software where you can put the picture and it will tell you the name! Now that will be something! πŸ™‚
      Thanks to you, now I know the names of a few of them!

  17. Solilo July 14, 2009 at 4:38 am - Reply

    Beautiful flowers!

    We have hydrangea in our garden.

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 12:51 am - Reply

      Thanks Solilo!
      Now I know the names of a few of the flowers! πŸ™‚

  18. Vijaya Bharat July 14, 2009 at 9:06 am - Reply

    Though not all, but I saw many of these in colombia πŸ™‚

    Particularly there is a story about the flowers which are in 3rd photograph in colombia. Colombians believe that if these flowers are there in their garden, their daughter’s marriage won’t be successful. Thats why these flowers can be seen only in public places, not in many gardens πŸ™‚

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 12:53 am - Reply

      Is it not a hot place? I don’t think these flowers bloom in hot environments.
      I think you are talking about Hydrangea? Here people have them in their gardens.

  19. Shivya July 14, 2009 at 11:02 am - Reply

    Wow, the flowers are really really beautiful, even the leaves! I’m jealous of your sunday morning walk!

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 12:56 am - Reply

      Thanks Shivya! Well, yeah! Be jealous! But that was a very rare walk. πŸ™‚

  20. Nita July 14, 2009 at 11:02 am - Reply

    Beautiful Amit! A good beginning to a Sunday.

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 12:58 am - Reply

      Believe me that was a very rare good beginning. πŸ™‚

  21. scorpria July 14, 2009 at 12:22 pm - Reply

    lovely pics. Some of them are really interesting — yeah, more than beautiful, interesting! πŸ˜€

    I just know the blue ones are hydrancheas (the ones you’ve said are already in a bouquet).

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 1:00 am - Reply

      Everyone in this whole world knows about Hydranchea except me!

  22. Ashwathy July 14, 2009 at 12:43 pm - Reply

    beautiful! πŸ™‚ btw what camera is that??

    P.S.: just realised i havent blogrolled u yet… doing it rite away! πŸ™‚

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 1:03 am - Reply

      Thanks. That will be S 8000 fd, Fujifilm.
      Even I haven’t. Will do it right away!

  23. sujani July 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm - Reply

    Hi amit,
    got too carried away by the flowers i suppose πŸ˜€

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 1:05 am - Reply

      Yes! Yes! What else! πŸ˜†

  24. Maddie July 14, 2009 at 2:16 pm - Reply

    Wow!! Lovely flowers. I am so jealous of you! Someday..someday I would be there in the blooming season πŸ˜›

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 1:07 am - Reply

      Yes they are!
      Aree haan! I am sure! Waise have you been to UK?

      • Maddie July 16, 2009 at 5:50 pm

        Arey no yaar, but my husband has been there and am so eager to go! Waiting for him to get a project over there so that I can do a lot of sightseeing πŸ˜›

      • Amit July 16, 2009 at 11:55 pm

        Wah wah! πŸ˜†

  25. Vee July 14, 2009 at 5:11 pm - Reply


    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 1:08 am - Reply

      Thank you for introducing to a new word! πŸ˜›
      I was unaware of its presence! πŸ™‚

  26. Indyeah July 14, 2009 at 10:00 pm - Reply

    Beautiful pics Amit:)
    all the flowers are beautiful and well..quite different from what one is used to seeing…

    Congratulations on the award:)
    you deserve it:)

  27. Destination Infinity July 15, 2009 at 3:34 pm - Reply

    Some of the flowers are like fruits! Are you taking pics of fruits and passing them as flowers to us?? πŸ˜€

    Destination Infinity

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 1:14 am - Reply

      Fruits!!!!!!!!! Which ones? πŸ™‚

  28. Neha July 16, 2009 at 2:03 pm - Reply

    Amazing pictures! Tonic to the eyes! May I ask, what kind of camera was used to capture it all (and what is meant by macro according to one of the previous comment?). Of course, the photographer is awesome, for he posted the pictures for us! Thanks.

    • Amit July 16, 2009 at 11:55 pm - Reply

      Thanks Neha. πŸ™‚ I use Fujifilm S 8000 fd.
      Well, there are various setting in the camera(other than zooming) which can be used to take closeups. Macro and SuperMacro are two such settings. Supermacro can be used when you want to take a picture from really close. It just zooms on the nearest object and blurs everything else.

  29. Neha July 17, 2009 at 9:10 pm - Reply

    Good to know all that. Thanks.

    • Amit July 20, 2009 at 3:00 am - Reply

      You are welcome! πŸ™‚

  30. Prerna July 18, 2009 at 8:45 am - Reply

    Congratulations on the award.
    Loved the pictures.

  31. deepsm25 July 19, 2009 at 1:53 am - Reply

    Those are some really beautiful pics you have captured there buddy!!

  32. Vijaya Bharat July 21, 2009 at 7:34 am - Reply

    Colombia on a whole, its a hot place but Bogota is very cool. Its like a hill station. Weather is damn good there πŸ™‚

    • Amit July 22, 2009 at 12:08 am - Reply

      Yeah! It must be because of the hills. πŸ™‚

  33. Swaram July 21, 2009 at 2:21 pm - Reply

    Congrats on the awards.

    N the pics r beautiful .. appreciate ur photography skills πŸ˜‰

    The familiar rose, the pink bouqet, the red bulbs – luved them all πŸ™‚

    Share some more Amit, will ya :O

  34. Kiran July 30, 2009 at 9:02 pm - Reply

    Great pictures and flowers! Wow! You are surrounded by loads of species. Where are you staying, in a botany garden? πŸ˜‰

    • Amit July 30, 2009 at 11:34 pm - Reply

      Oh. yes. And these are just half of them. πŸ™‚

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