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!
The northeast monsoon is playing truant again and the poor trees think it’s winter already. Two of the mango trees have begun flowering in a feeble, apologetic sort of way. […]
I came across this natural formation today. Can you see the leopard? Thanks to my friend Kajoli for pointing out that it is holding a guitar. Oh leopard set in […]
I recently added a book to my library: Flora of the Southern Western Ghats and Palnis: A Field Guide by Pippa Mukherjee, Niyogi Books. The two books on Indian wild […]
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 […]