Illustration (Togetherness)

**Art by me**

Two rivers don’t compete; they coalesce to reach the ocean.

Two notes don’t compete; they combine to attain the symphony.

Two words don’t compete; they collate to become one poem.

Two colours don’t compete; they coexist to paint one mosaic.

Two eyes don’t compete; they collaborate to gain one vision.

Two heart’s don’t compete; they merge to become one breath of love.

#art #togetherness # hormony #peace # river #joy #life #paint #journeyoflife


World Cancer Day (February 4)

Cancer is a disease that effects the young and old, the rich and poor alike. It is also a disease that strikes fear into the hearts of people, because they think that it is not curable.

Actually, this is not so. If Cancer is detected in the early stages, it can be treated very successfully. To make people realise the importance of early treatment, and to raise awareness about the disease, World Cancer Day is celebrated on February 4th every year.

World Cancer Day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control to reduce death and illness caused by cancer. World Cancer day also pays tribute to those who have conquered cancer, and are getting on with their lives.



ORIGAMI

Origami (Ori-folding, gami/kami- paper) is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese Culture.

Origami Paper:

Almost any flat material can be used for folding ; the only requirement is that it should hold a crease. The goal is to transform a flat square sheet of paper into a finished sculpture through.

Here are few of my origami art works. I used magazine paper. You can use better quality paper and coloured sheets. I will try to make more of these whenever I get time.

Frog🐸
Turtle
Swan
Bird
Butterfly
Dinosaur
Perfect Cube
Decorative

Use of Origami in real life:

1) Origami is used in manufacturing of miniature, models of bridges and stadiums.

2) Medicine: Paper folding techniques are used to embody the cell membrane and protein, and are used in modelling DNA samples.

3) NASA engineers use Origami to view hidden geometry in the various folds. Origami is providing an answer to a very difficult question- how to pack the spacecraft in the minimum possible volume?

4) Such skills allow children to comprehend, characterize and construct their own vernacular for world around them.

Difference between Origami and Kirigami:

Origami solely involves folding and nothing else- no cutting, glueing or marking. Kirigami on the other hand, involves folding and cutting, glue is allowed too.


Human Rights Day (December 10)

To deny people their human right is to challenge their very humanity.

Millions of people are living all over the world devoid of basic amenities, dignity and human rights. Human Rights are the rights that every individual has by virtue of being a human being, irrespective of their gender, caste,creed , religion, nation, location or economic status. On December 10, the world observes the Human Rights Day.

December 10 is the anniversary of the Universe Declaration of Human Rights, a historic document, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its third session on 10 December 1948 in Paris, France. It is milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights, which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being, regardless of race, colour, religion,sex, language, political or other opinion, National or social origin, property , birth or other status. This document is available in more than 500 languages.

The Human Rights Day reminds us of the significance of equil dignity and worth of every person. We as responsible individuals, have to make a promise to ourselves to uphold the rights that protect us all and thereby promote the kinship of all human being.

-Today-

2020 Theme: Recover Better- Stand Up for Human Rights.

This year’s Human Rights Day theme relates to the COVID-19 pandemic and focuses on the need to build back better by ensuring Human Rights are central to recovery efforts.

*COVID-19. *Human Rights Day
*find the fighter in you. *Human rights day

Liebster Award

I am so fortunate to be nominated for this award by Chocoviv ( Chocoviv’s Lifestyle blog). She is an amazing blogger who posts on diverse topics ..book review, Netflix movie review, art inspirations (beautiful sketches). Please check out her blog: http://Chocoviv.home.blog

About this award:

Rules :

Questions to me by Chocoviv:

1. Where would you want to travel right now?

Ans: Europe. It’s beautiful. I like it’s culture, cuisine, diversity, rivers – lakes, snowfall.. (a dream place)

2. Who would you want to have high-tea with?

Ans: Family

3. Have you picked up any hobbies during the lockdown?

Ans: Blogging is my recent hobby. Painting is my all time hobby. During lockdown I have tried something different in painting..pixel art painting, geometric art and origami.

4. How have you been feeling during this lockdown?

Ans: Missing my friends, college..tired of sitting at home, lonely.. yeah and I discovered wordpress- blogging. They added a lot of value in my life, made me feel alive.

5. What is your ideal coffee shop order?

Ans: Mocha/ Mocaccino -(hot milk dark chocolate)

6. How long have you been blogging?

Ans: One month (October 30)

7. What is the last movie that you watched?

Ans: Joker

8. If you could be any animal in the world, what would you be? Why
Ans: I would like to be turtle. They are cute and amazing creatures, they have beautiful shell also slow and determined. I just love them.

Did you think about it?

9. Your current comfort food.

Ans : Biryani ( rice)

10. Who is your inspiration?

Ans: Anyone who is working hard and excelling in their field is an inspiration. Countless inspirations the world has produced. I prefer to be an inspiration of myself. One needs to be very clear with reason behind their struggle and to be surrounded with these inspired personalities is all what we need.

11. Which blog post in your blog do you want to promote? Please leave a link below.

Ans: It’s All About Mindset!

I Nominate:

1. http://dessertflowers.wordpress.com

2.http://fromtraveling2fooding.com

3. http://Perkinsdesigns.com

4. http://noidadotacademy.wordpress.com

5. http://poojalawbloginhome.wordpress.com

6.http://josievoice.wordpress.com

7. http://fictionallycrazy.wordpress.com

8. http://Maayaland.wordpress.com

9. http://thoughtswithinkblog.wordpresss.com

10. http://positivesideofcoin.com

11.http://sudarshanpaliwal.com

My questions to nominees:

1. What’s on your bucket list?

2. What motivates you to work hard?

3. What is your biggest fear?

4. If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

5. Do you have a habit of collecting something..( stamps, coins etc..)

6. Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

7. What are you most greatful for?

8. What was your dream when you were a child?

9. What do you prefer: noisy or a quiet place.( By saying noisy I mean some prefer noisy place like cafe to communicate or be social and some quiet place)

10. Your favourite travel destination.

11. One happiest moment of your life.


World Soil Day (December 5)

We all agree that we cannot live without food- but did you realise that there can be no life on Earth without soil? Soil provides support and nutrition to plants, including those that provide us with food, and soil that is rich in nutrients leads to healthy plants.

However, despite the essential role that soil plays on this planet, it is often neglected and degraded. The United Nations has recognised the importance of soil, and declared December 5 to be World Soil Day.

This day is celebrated to highlight the fact that careful management of soil, backed up by research and development, is the foundation of agricultural production, and essential for the wellbeing not just of human beings, but of the planet itself.


SOBRIQUETS – World

Sobriquet is like a nickname. It gives a specific description of a person, place or thing. Welcome to this interesting post. Know more about the world!!

ASIA

1) River of Sarrow – Yellow River.(It is so because of frequent flooding)

2) Forbidden City – Lhasa. (It is the capital of Tibet. It is so remote that it had very little contact with the rest of the world in the past )

3) Land of Golden PagodasMyanmar. (In no other country you can find so many Pagodas that represent devotion of people to their religion, which is Buddhism)

4) Land of Which ElephantsThailand.(On night before giving birth to Buddha, his mother is believed to have dreamt of white elephant. In reality, there are no white elephants, but some are grey, praised by rulers of Thiland)

5) Land of Rising Sun – Japan. (They believed theirs was the first land awakened by rising Sun)

6) Manchester of the East – Osaka. (It is in many ways similar to Manchester, a city in England, which became famous for its textile industry during Industrial Revolution)

7) Gateway of Tears – Bal-el- Mandeb.(The strait is very difficult to navigate and has witnessed many shipwrecks and the tears of dying sailors)

8) Hermit Kingdom – North Korea. ( ‘hermit kingdom’ is used for any country which has little to no contact with the world beyond its borders)


AMERICA

1) Big Apple – Newyork. (‘apple’ was used in reference to the prizes that were awarded at many racing courses in New York)

2) Land of Hummingbirds – Trinidad and Tobago. ( Have 17 species of Hummingbirds)

3) Sugar bowl of the World – Cuba (Largest producer of Sugar in the World)

4) Windy City – Chicago. (The phrase is certainly an apt description of Chicago’s climate)

5) Food Basket of the World – San Joaquin Valley. ( 70% of almost comes from here. Californian wines are world famous)

6) Land of Maple Trees – Canada. ( Ten different species of Maple Trees are found here. This tree is symbol of Canadian identity)

7) Tinsel Town – Hollywood (term ‘tinsel’ is used to describe something that looks great, but is without substance)


EUROPE

1) Eternal City – Rome. (Capital of Italy. Romans believed no matter what happens to the world, Rome would go on for all time, and that it would remain eternal forever.)

2) Land of Midnight Sun- Norway. (Midnight Sun is a phenomenon in which Sun can be seen at even Midnight.)

3) Battlefield of Europe- Belgium. (More battles than any other nation on that continent)

4) Land of thousand Lakes – Finland ( It has 1,87,888 lakes. One lake for every 26 people)

5) Land of Cakes – Scotland ( famous for oatcakes. In olden days, they gave soldiers the stamina to march long distances)

6) Peninsula of Peninsular – Europe (the continent has many Peninsulas)

7) Emerald Isle – Ireland ( lush green grass)

8) White City – Belgrade (Belgrade means White City in Slavic language)


AFRICA

1) Dark Continent – Africa ( best described the mysteries of a wild, untamed continent)

2) Gift of Nile – Egypt ( Nile delta region has half of Egyptian population. Their is no life for Egyptians without nile)

3) City built in Gold – Johannesburg (it accounts one- third of world’s gold)

4) Rainbow Nation – South Africa ( diverse population and culture)

5) Land of thousand Hills – Rwanda (due to undulating terrain)

6) Heart of Africa – Burundi ( situated in middle of continent)

7) Horn of Africa – Somalia (it’s shape is similar to horn)


AUSTRALIA

1) Land down Under- Australia ( Only continent and Nation that lies south of equator or ‘down under equator‘)

2) Land of Kangaroos – Australia (their are more kangaroos than humans in Australia)


ANTARCTICA

Largest Cold Desert -Antartica (it gets less water than even the Sahara Desert)


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