tiny bubblets lodge in a spider's trap last night's rain © 2019 Melinda J. Irvine An evening downpour in the Philippine tropics is followed by intense morning sun, giving life to every rivulet and bubble before they transform back to cloud.
dark brown muddened bract rain leaves the garden © 2018 Melinda J. Irvine
Jerry's school assignment this week was a video of himself handwashing the laundry. I wasn't exactly thrilled with the project and maybe this blog will demonstrate why.
Taking the Jeep to Jerry's ballet class in Iloilo City, Jerry tells me 'It always rains on Saturdays". After more than a month of flooding rain he's been right. The sun has been out 'some' of this week, so here's…
Nothing looks terribly different (apart from the overcast days and days and days) or maybe it does? The harvested rice and sugar cane fields, stripped and being ploughed by water buffalo and tiny men in shredded clothes?
Living in a rural area of the Philippines is not without it's challenges but if you look closely enough there are little pockets of joy even in things like the Urduja floodwaters.
red and purple pieces of city lights and lumes inside a street puddle © 2017 Melinda J. Irvine Daily Prompt: Surreal I'm part of Post A Day 2017 Location: Iloilo City (Philippines)
Feeling athletic we scramble down (jackets off, hats on, sun hot) to the popular spot we rest among passing long weekenders and languages we don't understand. Rain lands on our shoulders rain lands on our hats rain lands on our…
GET MY GOGGLES! PLEASE! PLEASE!, he shouts above below the rain © 2017 Melinda J. Irvine Daily Post: Imaginary I'm part of Post A Day 2017
wet season brown-out squandering the last cell phone charge. slowly. slowly. © 2016 Melinda Irvine https://youtu.be/eIX4NI43v1A&rel=0
blue is the colour of oceans of boats, both broken and new it's the colour of sky in the daylight and also gives twilight its hue. blue brings relief from the heat colouring the afternoon rain pouring sweet blue on…