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Nothing like a camel and a needle, though

瓢箪から駒が出る
(Hyoutan kara koma ga deru; “A horse from a gourd”)

Definition:

Used to describe something that is completely unexpected, or something that was suggested as possible at least half-jokingly, but which actually comes to pass. 242 more words

Japanese

August 90th

Help me wish a very Happy 90th Birthday to my awesome Grandmother! She’s a great strong woman.  As a special birthday present, she’s getting my most recent gourd piece. 34 more words

Pyrography

Raja Bojun @ Tekka Food Centre

Sri Lankan food is one of the world’s more capricious cuisines. It’s not for the timid. At its worst it can decimate the palate and force an unnatural obsession with toilets (and toilet rolls). 585 more words

Buddhism

Slow Progress

Hyderabad , in the new state of Telangana, is reeling under water shortage, and hot humid weather since weeks. Failure of the monsoon is more pronounced in our state,  more so in Hyderabad. 394 more words

2014: Eight dot Twenty-Four

August 24, 2014Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake hit American Canyon, California. It is also referred as 2014 Napa Valley Earthquake.

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Cucumber at the home garden. 23 more words

Journal

Stone Soup, lithograph 2014

I wanted to make a print based on the story, Stone Soup, but drawing a real stone  didn’t work for me, so I’ve used Gourds instead.

Art

Start a horticultural revolution with gourds in the shape of Mao Zedong and more!

China certainly knows how to have fun with their vegetation. If they’re not putting panties on peaches, they’re growing gourds in the shape of various religious and political figures. 415 more words

China