Thistle me purple

Bought thistles for the first time today. Love the striking geometry of this prickly plant, as well as its purple crowning glory. This is quite a handsome flower, don’t you agree? While reading up on thistles, here are some fun facts I came upon today: * The humble weed is the national emblem of Scotland *…

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SIN-NRT-SFO-MEX-ACA

The theme of this week’s photo challenge is “endurance“. I usually don’t participate in this but the photo of the Mayan ruins in Tulum reminded me of a journey I made a few years ago. Though it was to the other side of Mexico. If you are a frequent flyer, pilot or air steward(ess), you’ll…

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Banana Cake Goes Pop!

Earlier this week, there were three ‘dying’ bananas on my kitchen counter and an opened bottle of milk that I wanted to finish before it went bad. After searching online, I decided to try a banana bread recipe that I found on BBC. An hour and a half later, there was a lovely loaf of…

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