Night-blooming cereus is the common name referring to a large number of flowering ceroid cacti that bloom at night. The flowers are short lived, and some of these species, such as Selenicereus grandiflorus, bloom only once a year, for a single night. Other names for one or more cacti with this habit are princess of the night, Honolulu queen (for Hylocereus undatus), Christ in the manger, dama de noche and queen of the night (which is also used for an unrelated plant species).
The Hindu Sindhi Women celebration of the festival of Teejri in Nairobi. They fast, they pray, they have fun together.
The Sindhi community in Nairobi celebrated Navratri at Ram Mandir. A news report published in the Asian Weekly.
International Women's Day celebrated on March 8th world wide. Mentioned here are a few women of Asian origin who have made a mark on the Kenyan scene and continue to inspire many women.
The Asian weekly is a weekly paperzine published in Nairobi, Kenya. Sikiladi has been a contributor to the paperzine with news coverage, thoughtful write ups and poems.
The dusky sentiments touch the heart The setting of the Sun spread gold The mesmerizing sea very bold The waiting benches call you The moon wanting to emerge The sheet of the sky overspread The magical hues never do suspend Sikiladi The spread of white so seemingly pure Unblocked all emotions to the bare The … Continue reading Couplets of Nature
The Mediterranean Sea is a spectaculor attraction. Its vast approach is enchanting.