If I shoot something interesting or worth a blog post, you'll find it here.

A Different Color

25 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments sleepyjey

I have a few different varieties of table rose plants on my balcony. Most have survived. I've seen some pretty flowers bloom from these plants and it's always been a calming, warming experience when there are flowers on some of these. I've enjoyed nu...

The tiny (in)significant beauty of flowers

26 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments sleepyjey

Have you ever looked at your life from afar and thought that it was insignificant. Sometimes if you zoom in and look at every little thing you do, you will realise how much you actually do and how much beauty there is in your life.  This is the philo...

The Button I Miss The Most

5 Sep 2021 1 minute read 3 comments sleepyjey

I wasn't a big fan of the 'Engine Start Stop' button when we bought the car in 2014. I always preferred twisting the key in its slot and feeling the engine roar to life. The sensory and tactile feedback of that action was instant satisfaction when y...

Bitten, Torn, Crushed And Still Blooming

29 Aug 2021 1 minute read 1 comment sleepyjey

My table roses seem to feature often on Publish0x! They're a persevering bunch and brighten up my slightly messy, narrow balcony.  I brought a new bunch from my aunt's place and placed them in 3 spots on the balcony, between pipes and near the wall....

Bubble, Bubble On The Grass

27 Aug 2021 1 minute read 1 comment sleepyjey

  Bubble, bubble on the grass Are you there? Or are my eyes tricking me? Are you transparent that I see through you? Or do you have colors that my eyes catch? Are you alive and full of life? Or is this grass your deathbed? Are you a solid mass with...

A Mother's Prayer And A Little Milk For Protection During The Pandemic

24 Aug 2021 1 minute read 2 comments sleepyjey

  This photograph may seem very abstract, but what is pictured here is one thing that has been sustaining me through the pandemic. What you see is the concoction I drink almost every night before I go to sleep. It is a picture of flavoured, warm mil...

Fragile Leaves

15 Aug 2021 1 minute read 2 comments sleepyjey

This is a close up photo of the leaves of one of my table rose plants on our balcony. This particular species has a unique blend of green and red colors in it's leaves. The leaves itself are slightly fleshy.  What I found fascinating was the formati...

Man vs Nature At Sundown

9 Aug 2021 1 minute read 2 comments sleepyjey

Sunset. Sundown. Dusk. Twilight.  That moment the sun goes down is an attempt by the sun to showcase all the colors and textures that nature can throw at us. The whole sky becomes a canvas and, in an ideal world, so would the earth with its greene...

Brownie Points

2 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments sleepyjey

    What goes around comes around.  Covid has shown us the best of humanity and thebworst of humanity. The community in which I live is an apartment complex of close to 200 families. Everytime a family got quarantined due to covid, we stepped in to...

Withering inside a bouquet

30 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments sleepyjey

The true beauty of a flower is seen where it is in its natural state  on the plant, in the middle of nature - maybe a garden or in the wild. A beautiful bouquet sometimes brings that beauty artificially closer to us and in our homes or desks. But a...