Shivratri Anniversary

Happy Birthday to Lord Shiva – it’s Shivratri, and many people hereabouts have been celebrating his birthday, by fasting all day, and then having a bit of a slap up veg dinner – black roti (pancakes) and lentil doughnuts. He’s several thousand years old and yet appears no more than 34 on the telly. The … Continue reading Shivratri Anniversary


Very Mature Goat

  Both our regular readers may be wondering what lays behind the last three month hiatus at Himalayan Orchard. It was decided to spend some time on another mountain in Italy, where the road had been more or less washed away in a couple of places by torrential rain, to the extent that a digger … Continue reading Very Mature Goat