A Snail in the House

” Look!” Pomi shouted and his little voice sounded excited.  “Look what I found!”  He pointed at the opening in the wall where we had planned to put a cat flap and never… Continue reading

Pockets for Pomi?

“What are you doing?  Destroying perfectly intact garments again!”             ” I am cutting the pockets out of these children’s trousers.” ” Why? “Because a small child does… Continue reading


“Manly?  I know how to be manly.  Look!” Pomi  got up and started  to strike bodybuilding poses.  Holding his arms at almost right angles  he bent his knees and tensed his legs. “It… Continue reading


The rain finally stopped and the weather turned beautiful again. Pomi spent  a lot of time on the roof playing football. I was pretty impressed with his skills. There he was running from… Continue reading


It rained for a long time and Pomi spent most of the morning looking outside. “Would you like some cake?” “Ok.” “Pink cake?” Pomi looked at me unsure.   “Pink cake, a pink… Continue reading


“Good morning Pomi!” “Good morning!” “Did you sleep well?” “Yes.” “The rain banging on the roof did not wake you up?” “Rain?” Pomi jumped out of the cradle and headed towards the window.… Continue reading

May I Have This Dance ?

” I am happy!” Pomi was bouncing around the room twisting his hips and swaying his arms.   ” I can see you are. You don’t usually dance around like that. What’s the… Continue reading

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