Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Tea with Nature

As summer comes to an end, everyone eagerly awaits the arrival of the monsoon. Who wouldn't love the rains, bringing with it, the fresh smell of  the wet earth. As I was sipping my tea one evening in the garden, at a far end I could see fast moving dark clouds move towards an unknown destination to pour down their treasures .. Yes, a feast for a long waiting dry earth. Seeing lots of dragon flies buzzing around in the air and ants collecting their grains tells us of the soon to arrive rain.

It is always nice to watch up in the sky, a line of bats and flocks of cranes crossing paths in the evening sky ... As the cranes fly back to their nest after a day long find, while the bats head out for their night find. Amazing, One can say this is natures mood and celebration.

As the sun was getting ready to retire for the day, and with the sky still bright, a thought of doing a quick tea scape came to my mind before the deepening twilight could set in. As a result, I quickly took out my camera, and these pretty coloured flower print cup and saucers and white kettle to go with, and set a tea scape on the terrace garden. Hope you like it.
























Cuisine Kathleen

 

http://thestylesisters.blogspot.in/2012/06/fourth-of-july-tablescape-ideas.html

 

14 comments:

  1. What a lovely outdoor tea! I love the cups - they just say summer :)

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    1. Thank you Allina for liking this post.as usual you are the first one to comment.love and regards.

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  2. The write up matches the beauty of the presentation. It is so inviting!

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  3. Very pretty tea set, love the color!Please remove the word id to link up. Thanks!

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    1. THANK YOU ASHOK,SHANTHI KATHLEEN FOR THE LOVELY COMMENTS.

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  4. Your porch is most lovely. Your green thumb is quite evident in the lushness of the plants. Darling tea set.. xo marlis

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    1. Thank you Marlis for liking my porch to tea set.My husband has the green fingers. it's all his creation,warm regards from sujatha.

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  5. I just learned a very valuable lesson here! I always associated "monsoon" with something scary and negative, but the way you describe it it's just prolonged rains that nourish the earth which is definitely a good thing!!! Wow...you can actually see bats flying around outside??!?!!! You must live in a really amazing place to see all of this nature around you!!! Beautiful tea setting, and I really like the dishes you used! They are very happy!!! Enjoy your weekend and the glorious monsoon!

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    1. Hi Alycia...you need not have to worry about Monsoon.you can change your opinion after reading this.we use the term monsoon for rainy season as the seasonal wind blows over the northern part of Indian ocean thus bringing rains after real hot summer.we welcome it.like summer getaways some people prefer monsoon getaways to some of sought after destinations,its a dream season.we have all kind of birds here to watch out.evening hundreds of bats fly some are double the size of a normal kite.i love the rains and thank you for your nice write up.

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  6. What a lovely setting for a spot of tea!

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    1. Thank you Marigene for taking time to go through this post and leave a nice comment.love,

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  7. This is so pretty! I love the bright colors and the garden background is so serene and beautiful!

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  8. Thank you Elaine.we enjoy our mornings and evenings having our tea.the pleasant sounds of different birds visiting this area make you feel closer to nature.glad you liked the tea set.:):):)

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