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Another new beginning - July 2014

Aha.. the testing summer of 2014 is behind us. Hyderabad is limping back  to normal or near normal, what with changed status and failed monsoon.The water shortage has eased a little, reducing the burden on expenditure, we were buying water for 600 per lorry per week. 322 more words


This morning, my fellow plotholder Stephanie kindly gave me a cucumber freshly plucked. The cucumber plant had been grown in the KHWG greenhouse and is now gloriously producing cucumbers on her plot. 29 more words


Stuffed Ridge Gourd (bharleli shirali)

I’m currently consulting a dietitian who is helping me with my weight loss journey. I’m very happy to be following a wholesome diet where I don’t starve and eat as much as I want as long as it’s the right kind of food. 734 more words

Gourmet-Shourmet Recipes


Sparklers twinkling in the air

Bands are marching everywhere

It’s Independence Day you see

Celebrating freedom for you and me ©



Bitter Gourd Challenge My Picky Tongue

This stuff is the thorn in my side when I was a kid, I barely eat them. I would say they look a little bit strange out there, and taste like bitter than goldthread. 210 more words

Daily Prompt

Gourd Birdhouse

Have you seen the apple-shaped birdhouse hanging from the tree near the picnic tables? It’s a birdhouse hand-crafted from a gourd, by Linda, seen in this photo with Benji and her product. 95 more words


Hand Painted Kalimba

Hand Painted Kalimba
acrylic on gourd kalimba
6″ x 6″ x 3″ (approx.)