5 Nov

I love the concept of washing the front of the house that takes place over here. I hate to differentiate but this is something I see only here, i.e. South India. In the north people do wash their houses but it’s a different feel altogether which deserves a separate post.

What I love is how everything is fussed over in a non-fussy way, how it’s just a part of every day life. The sweeping, then the washing and then the rangoli. I’ve always been fascinated by these designs and have tried my hand at them back when I had the enthusiasm to do it all. I love the simple every day designs, the complex festive designs, the colours, the combinations and everything! 

So because today is Diwali and because I live here, this is what is outside my house today thanks to my mum who always wants one on a festival and thanks to my cook who takes the initiative on every festival.

Happy Diwali :)


3 Responses to “”

  1. - Ubiquitous - November 5, 2010 at 8:29 AM #

    lovely! :)

  2. Babushka November 5, 2010 at 8:39 AM #

    nice no? i'm so shameless i didn't even realize rangoli was put! i was standing outside and it just caught my eye!will send you pics. i am so excited! try coming home in the evening if u can…

  3. Reynah November 5, 2010 at 4:37 PM #

    ohhh I just read your reply/invitation! :(


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