The Mango Orchard

After nearly a decade of traveling across distant lands, it was time to get grounded and invest in good old real estate. But the whole idea of buying a flat in a city sky rise never quite appealed to me. Basically I was looking for a place to kick back and escape the dullness of concrete buildings and machines. So …

A Brief History Of Bullshit

“The Cow” was an unanticipated subject of one of my junior school essays. But since I had only memorized stuff about trees, all I had to do was make the connection – “The cow is tied to a coconut tree..” and then went about describing how long coconut trees were and how great the fruit was. Although I remember basking …

Community Seed Banks

Modern methods of industrial farming and the foray of multinational companies into India have threatened our traditional seed stocks. Though indigenous varieties are still preserved by a few farmers, they are getting depleted at an alarming rate. Self reliance on food and adaptability to climate change is critical for an agricultural country like India, which makes this is a major …