Like most Indians growing up in the 60s, I was taken to see and cry buckets over ‘Satyameva Jayate’, a movie which ended with the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. I […]
As with climate change, but not so publicised, we are edging towards another crisis: a desperate shortage of soil and arable land to grow the world’s food. It takes the […]
Several months ago, one of our neighbours got in a JCB to remove the lantana running wild on their land. In passing, a tree near our pond was uprooted. I […]
Pandavar Malai, the hill next to our farm, is not only an ancient land form, over two and a half billion years old: it is also home to six dolmens. […]
My cutie pies looking out. Some prefer the view upside down. Happy Independence Day, everyone!
Right up there with dynamite and the atomic bomb. There’s nothing as chilling as the approach of the JCB. In a few hours, it can raze an entire landscape: trees, […]
‘That’s the reason they’re called lessons, ‘ the Gryphon remarked: ‘because they lessen from day to day.’ – Lewis Carroll In April this year, we started our system of raised […]