I love an ominous sky the way other people love horror movies. And we’re having a lot of them these days, a thunderstorm threatening every evening, and often arriving. And […]
The mangoes are still growing, they’re not yet ready to pick. These are windfalls. Most of our 22 mango trees are supposed to be Banganapalli, but we suspect they have […]
Almost. Our pre-monsoon work is paying off, now fingers crossed for a good monsoon. Topshe was thrilled, but stopped short of taking a swim.
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!