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

Picking Flowers

I did not sleep too well that night. Pomi had been right after all. There had been too much of everything in that salad.  Definitely too much salt. I had been up almost… Continue reading

Eating Out

“Pomi!” “What?” Sitting on a stained glass picture that was hanging in the window of my workroom Pomi  was dangling dangerously in the air. ” You still have not told me how you… Continue reading

A trip

” I am going to visit my daughter today and you are coming with me?” ” Says who”? ” Says I !” ” I don’t feel like going!” ” Oh come on. It… Continue reading

One yoga mat

One of my friends was concerned Pomi and I might get into each others way using the same yoga mat. I assured her there was nothing to worry about and that there is… Continue reading