I have written about the seasonal colours in Yangon and across the country before.
It is that sensational time of year again, with colours contrasting dramatically against the vibrant greens of the foliage. It is spectacular and I do not tire of gazing at these incredible colours.
It is also that time of year, as the monsoon rains approach and touch us, that the chorus of song outside the window at night becomes deafening. The bullfrog has gathered some friends and together they call out with their strange, characteristic growl to those rains.
And once the rains come, the blossoms will fall and the colours change again, with the leafy greens taking back their dominance.
So that is why I have decided that this would be a highly fitting background image for the blog for the next couple of weeks, so that we can hold on to and cherish that transient strong colour.