Monthly Archive: October, 2012

On Geckos

Under the bougainvillea  there was  my little Pomi  examining  something. From far I could not make out what it was. It looked like a bit of dirt but as I came closer I… Continue reading

Better Safe Than Sorry

I want to make sure that the new ginger shoot will grow and not break like the previous one. A sad sight. Let me move the flower pot aside a bit. Feel free… Continue reading


You should have seen Heike the other day all excited holding a hand of ginger up and asking everyone: “Did you see this?”  ‘This’ was a tiny green shoot that had started to… Continue reading


I went upstairs early. I wanted  to hose down the windows before breakfast.  Through the glass I saw Pomi. He was sitting on the stool  looking out of the window, munching away on… Continue reading

Bird Watching

“Heike says I have gained weight. Rubbish. She shrank my pants but does  not want to admit it. In any case, I am not going to talk to her today. Up one size?… Continue reading

Up One Size

“What are you doing in the watering can?” ” Waiting for my clothes to be ready. What took you so long?’ Looking at Pomi in the watering can I had to pull myself… Continue reading