Hard Graft

Good news abounds. First, there’s a patch of land just below the road at the bottom of the orchard that hasn’t been used for decades. There is a shed and a double garage the roofs of which could feed a large water butt, and three or four old terraces that could each take a row … Continue reading Hard Graft


Anniversary stroll

Himachali life these last few days, as far as I am concerned, has slipped into a certain routine. We are woken by my father-in-law’s early morning yogic breathing exercises resonating through the house around dawn, breakfast and then I slip out and down to the games room verandah where I am making bookshelves; one down, … Continue reading Anniversary stroll