Thursday, 2 April 2015

Meet a Holy Cow!

Will we read beneath the banyan tree?
Meet a Holy Cow!
See brilliant colours as we journey! 
Meet a Holy Cow!

 Smell fragrant spices in the air!
Meet a Holy Cow!
via The Guardian
 Is this really paradise on earth?
Will we meet a Holy Cow? 


Did you ever read the children's story 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' by Michael Rosen?

We're going on a bear hunt.
We're going to catch a big one.
What a beautiful day!
We're not scared.


Children find Michael's story very exciting but a bit scary too,
I think I'm feeling the same!
 Given a 'fair wind' normal service will be resumed later in April


  1. Hello Rosemary,

    As you set sail on your next adventure, so we arrive to bid you safe travelling. Undoubtedly, the sights sounds and scents of this deliciously complex country will seduce you and how we wish that we were your travelling companions. May you have a wonderful time and come back to us with tales of mystery and magic.

    We read from earlier posts that your brother has recently died. This must have been a great shock to you and your family, a loss that will take time to heal but a loss that can never be replaced. We hold you close in our hearts and trust that your adventures in foreign lands will provide the space and opportunity for reflection and refreshment of the soul that you must need at this difficult time. Take care.

  2. Happy Easter Rosemary.
    Enjoy your time away, and I will look forward to the photos on your return..
    Be safe...Margaret

  3. Holy cow, you are going to India! Dear Rosemary, what a wonderful trip you will have. The colours look so brilliant, and I can't wait to see your photos of it all.
    Happy Easter, take care, and Bon Voyage!

  4. Hello Rosemary, I will be looking forward to "meeting a Holy Cow" on your return. Just please be cautious around any live bears!

  5. Sounds like some great adventures coming right up. Enjoy yourself. And of course come back and tell us all about it! x

  6. Dear Rosemary, I am so delighted that you are going on yet another adventure. I am happy because I know that we will also benefit from your sojourns. Your always beautiful photographs will tell the story...almost like being there. Have a wonderful time and be safe.

  7. The last two pictures are fantastc, enjoy.


  8. The holy cow and the warm colors gave it away. Surely you are headed to India. We will all anxiously await your beautiful photos. Safe travels. janey

  9. Happy Easter, Rosemary! Yippee! Looking forward to madras, the ganges river, red spots and an exotic marygold hotel or something like it to read about! ENJOY! AND - the SPICES! Perhaps a ride on a few trains, and naturally, a few holy cows...

    Mary in Oregon

  10. Dear Rosemary, I'll wish you a Happy Easter in advance, and also a happy vacation!

  11. That looks so exciting! Have a great trip Rosemary.

  12. Have a super trip ... so much to see, we look forward to seeing some great photo's.

    All the best Jan

  13. Dear Rosemary,Happy Easter to you and your family!!
    Enjoy your vacations!Fave fun!

  14. Enjoy your time away, Rosemary. Wishing you a peaceful vacation and a very happy Easter.

  15. Looking forward to your photos from the next trip-have a safe one

  16. Enjoy your trip, Rosemary! Happy holidays!

  17. Wishing you and your husband a wonderful time! Happy Easter!

    Madelief x

  18. Dear Rosemary , wishing you a wonderful trip to India, and hope you will meet a holy cow :-) Happy Easter ! xx

  19. Wishing you a happy Easter and safe travelling, Rosemary. I look forward enormously to your photographs and descriptions of this country of such varied culture and landscape.

  20. Dear Rosemary,

    Hope you are enjoying Easter weekend - love the beautiful bold colours here in your photos - love the pretty fabrics and the peppers and spices.
    Have a wonderful and safe trip to India

  21. Mmm, the spices look divine, I can practically smell them! Yes, I most definitely remember that story : )

    Hope oyu are well Rosemary!


    P.S My dear friend and I are launching a new blog: Thought you might find it fun : )

  22. The book by Michael Rosen was one of my children's favourite stories. I'm sure you will have an amazing adventure, I can't wait to see your pictures and hear all about it! Sarah x

  23. I wish you a very good time! All the best to you - and come back safe.

  24. India...I would love visiting that country! You must tell us more and show us many lovely pictures from the trip...
    Have a great week, take care Rosemary!

  25. I hadn’t known Michael Rosen and searched for his book to find some books’ title sounds a little scary but all in all lovely books. Wish you a good time in your adventure to India and safe return.


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  27. Hello Rosemary,

    Wishing you a delightful trip full of adventure and joy. I am anxiously looking forward to your return and to reading of your experiences.
    Bon Voyage


  28. Dear Rosemary,
    I have been absent for a while.. and am trying to catch up.
    By now, you probably have seen many 'Holy cows'! ..
    India i presume.
    A fascinating country and lovely people.

    look forward to reading all about your trip..
    best wishes val xxxx

  29. Love visiting your blog...and follow your little trip!
    Take care!


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