Extraordinarily vivid dream of Luca last night. Sat across the table, blue eyes, blue denim shirt. He talked to me for five minutes or so. Even though I knew it was a dream it was so real I was wondering whether I could somehow break back into the reality of 20 years ago. Ojallah, as … Continue reading Luca


Having steeped your barley a couple of times under water for 8 - 12 hours (ie overnight, depending on how late you work and how early you breakfast), and in the interim hung them up to drain in the fresh Himalayan air, it's probably time to stop the steeping and lay them out for germination. … Continue reading Chitting