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Year end transition, welcoming 2018...

Can't believe I haven't posted here in a long long long time, but that's how busy the year end/beginning transition always is. There are decorations to think about, cards to make, cakes to bake, tickets to book, friends to meet, family to see and shopping that has to be done... one can never get enough of this time of the year. Christmas was fun in Chennai with friends, family and all the Christmas shopping/outings and diy's. This year Tiana (my baby niece) had just started walking, so the Christmas crib was kept in an enclosed tiny space above her reach. It looked quite pretty with all the cut out stars and lights...



The wreath I made ages ago A small video leading upto Christmas... all the diy's and stuff. A small video depicting Christmas fun at both my homes with family and friends. Christmas becomes more meaningful and poignant each year in Madras as we (me and Jen) discover new Christmassy things to do in Chennai. The caroling in MCC grounds, the candlelight…
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Florence day 2

Our second day in Florence we woke up quite late causethe previous day we were out till 2 am trying to locate Florence's secret bakeries, but we couldn't. Anyway, the next morning we walked to this famous pharmacy , Santa Maria Novella, which is the oldest historic pharmacy in the whole of Europe. It was started four centuries ago by Dominican monks who prepared elixirs, ointments and balms with herbs and flowers and apparently the same formula is used to date.  This is us, stepping out for the day... Inside the posh pharmacy... Everything smells nice... the architecture of the old building which was a convent long back is quite captivating. This was probably a chapel in the convent, look at that choir bench... And check out my outfit, both the t-shirt and jeans are from Max. Anyway, this was how I travelled just the necessary clothes, a couple of jeans, a few t-shirts and a couple of dresses. A closer look at my t-shirt... I love this wolf.  Swans straining... The roof at th…