The harvest is in! All 7.5 kilos of it! I know it’s a laughable amount to anyone else, but it’s a big deal for us. It’s the first time we’ve […]
Two sticks, a torn kurta, the headrest off the old lounger… A broken plastic flower pot, some rope, some GI wire… Tie here, twist there, pad out, prop up, and […]
Banana blooming Over paddy heads prancing – Oh, this giving earth!
…but don’t, to Topshe’s relief. I really hate Diwali! Not the festival of lights, which is beautiful; but the festival of fireworks, which pollutes the air and our ears. Every […]
If you’re interested in leading a good life like mine, there are a few rules to be followed. 1. Don’t work. If anyone asks you to do anything, play dumb […]
Who would expect such a showy flower to shyly hang its face to the ground? I had to crawl under and take its picture in selfie mode. Now that it’s […]
Well met Upon a lily leaf, We chew the fat together. Until one day We’ll take wing, flit, float, soar, dip, and sip nectar.
I’m happy to report that our no-till avare is coming along nicely. It’s a six month crop, so we’ll hopefully start harvesting in December. In addition, I’ve planted five little […]
At last! It may be pouring wolves and leopards – and very welcome it is too, after so many drought years – but we finally have a solar dryer. I […]
Pearly pink, lemon drop yellow lime green, aqua and clear sunshine – Pick me! They cry – all the pretty plastic bottles. So ‘herbal’, so ‘natural’ – cherry and turmeric, […]