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Tag: Organic

  • The (bittersweet) arhat of living

    The (bittersweet) arhat of living

    Jon and I tied the knot in 2016 after being in a long-distance relationship. Although we spent less than a month together in the entire year, it was not difficult to notice an Englishman’s idea of “sweet” – the kind of candied, honey, caramelised sweetness in many British confectionery and desserts (which they like to call puddings). […]

  • COVID-19 journal: Sprouting a new attitude

    COVID-19 journal: Sprouting a new attitude

    When the White House warns against going out to buy groceries, it is only natural to avoid heading out during the projected apex. Yet, after three weeks of onions, potatoes and carrots, we do crave something, new. “Let’s grow bean sprouts out of mung beans!” “How? We’ve ran out of soil. And it is going to […]

  • Missing in action (for 3 weeks)

    Missing in action (for 3 weeks)

    I called out to Jon as he went to check on our bird sanctuary, ahead of me, “Did they finish the food?” “The Quaker box is gone!!!”“What?! Hoooooooow???? I laid stones in them!”“I have no idea…” I dashed into the kitchen, without taking off my other boot.“Oh, nooooo!” There was a dusty circle on the […]

  • A suitcase of greens

    A suitcase of greens

    My suitcase broke. It is a suitcase that has followed me around the world for the last five years. Finally, after travelling to Trinidad and Tobago, a wheel came off and ended any possibility of future travels. After using it as storage space for a while, I decided to recycle it as a planter box. […]