Author: LMAshton

Posted in My Art

Watercolour Lake

2023-01-10 day 211 of doing art every day for a year (mostly – I took sick days…

Posted in My Art

Sunflowers

2023-01-09 day 210 of doing art every day for a year (mostly – I took sick days…

Posted in Sri Lanka

My Neighborhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka

This post is all about neighborhoods. My neighborhood where we lived in Sri Lanka in this case….

Posted in Sri Lanka

Chameleon in my tree!

Yep, the wildlife in Sri Lanka provides no end of amusement for me. It's true. 😀 Here's…

Posted in Singapore

Show Me Singapore!

Welcome to Show Me Your Neighborhood edition! This post is all about life in Singapore. … a…

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A red building

Posted in Sri Lanka

Tailor!

Bird. Common. From wildlife In my yard in Sri Lanka? VERY common. Visiting all the time, wiggling…

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Chameleons in my yard!

I do love the chameleons in my yard in Sri Lanka. Living in Singapore, I don't have…

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A bridge near Clarke Quay

Here we have a bridge near Clarke Quay.

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Ascott Building

A few weeks ago, Fahim and I went to GeekcampSG, where Fahim was giving a talk on…

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Just before sunrise

A scene from our apartment in Singapore taken just before sunrise. I love the clouds. 🙂

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Garbage men collecting garbage

Who else other than garbage men would collect garbage? 😛 I've seen all sorts of different types…

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A Public Bus

In Colombo, Sri Lanka. This is a government bus, no A/C and crowded enough during rush hour…

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A building beside the railroad tracks

It's likely a shop and it's likely on government land. And the buildings further up the railroad…

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Because Baskin Robbins

Yes, they really have made it to Sri Lanka. I was dubious at first since the signage…

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Five guys working on a roof

It's not really that unusual to see people working on a roof. Roof repairs have to be…

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Scenes from Singapore

Here we have more scenes from Singapore. This first picture was taken from a friend's apartment. Shops…

Posted in Life

_____ Years And No One’s Dead Yet

Thanks to an online conversation with a friend, I just realized I'd never explained why I say,…

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A monitor lizard crossing the road in Sri Lanka

This happens often enough in Sri Lanka – wildlife crossing the road. It might be a goat…

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Cows wandering the streets in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cows are everywhere in Sri Lanka. If you've read more than a few blog posts here, you…

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People sleeping in a park in Singapore

We have a couple or three people who are now sleeping in our park semi-regularly. They started…

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More scenes from a Buddhist temple

Even more photographs taken at the same Buddhist temple.

Posted in Sri Lanka

Scenes from a Buddhist Temple

These are more photos taken at that same Buddhist temple.

Posted in Sri Lanka

Scenes at a Buddhist Temple

These pictures were taken back in 2004 when my sister and her family were in Colombo, Sri…

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Masjid Sultan, or Sultan Mosque

This is a photo of Masjid Sultan, or Sultan Mosque, in Little India, Singapore. Little India is…