I don’t have the heart to blame an animal for anything it does. So, elephants, you are not only forgiven, but sympathised with. Drought, fires, loss of habitat – what […]
It must be nice to be God. No hitches or holdups once you decide to do something, or so I imagine. Over the last few days, we have had our […]
Some time back our friend Gopakumar, who is full of wild lore, told us about the Jalaari tree (shorea roxburghii), which flowers in our local forest around Shiva Ratri. I […]
It’s a hot summer day And someone’s turned on the hose: It makes me smile. Life’s good!
Our honge tree is laughing! Having got that off my chest: I’ve talked, ad nauseum, about the joy of the outdoor life. But for the last two months, various things […]
I love all my trees and plants, but the ones I’m proudest of are the ones that grow wild. I don’t mean weeds like lantana and congress grass, of course. […]
What’s the difference between farming and gardening? My understanding is that it’s a question of scale, from which follows the consumption of the produce, whether it’s domestic or commercial. Going […]