Object of the Month: Punu Mask

In our various wanderings around this country and abroad we have acquired a few objects that appeal to our tastes, but not necessarily everyone’s. We have decided to start a Himalayan Orchard Catalogue, both for our own interest and also to help satisfy the curiosities of our guests. First off: the Punu Mask     … Continue reading Object of the Month: Punu Mask


Empty vessels, still waters

  Desiderata   Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud … Continue reading Empty vessels, still waters


  You know how it is – you find yourself standing still in the veggie garden, which is only a veggie garden because you decided to make the effort to turn it into one, and you’re thanking the various gods, and/or some more rational approach for the fact that you sowed some corn seeds a … Continue reading Mosquitoes