Tag Archives: Corn

Purple corn… purple eggplant…

Hosted a student from Peru who kindly brought some purple corn for me all the way from the hinterland of Lake Titicaca…He has since left for home but his kindness lingers on at our potager…Edgar, thank you very much, if … Continue reading

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The sweet smell of autumn…

Ah, the days appear to be cooling off… The autumn smell is, but in the air… From the potager, ladies fingers… Long, slender, beautiful… Alongside… dried, over-ripe corn kernels that escaped the harvester’s eye… Thin, somewhat ‘undernourished’ kangkong greens… Yet, delicious … Continue reading

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Massive, vicious Typhoon Number 6 hits Shikoku

Massive, vicious Typhoon Number 6 made a straight hit at Shikoku on 19th July… We had just returned on the 18th, after spending a short break at Malaysia…  Our plants began fluttering in the winds… Oh oh, I knew we … Continue reading

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