Tag Archives: Environment

If Wishes Were Ribbons…

We stared at the Wishing Tree with wonder. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent So majestic, so magical. I could SEE what great things could be done through its powers. “Cut it down,” I told my foreman, “we’ll use these ribbons … Continue reading

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This Means War!

I bellowed with rage and frustration as I saw my son’s Student Of The Year Trophy melt away to nothing. Despite the numerous handicaps that he faced because of his background, our son had not only topped his year in … Continue reading

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The Makeover of Prazeres #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

The highway was empty, as usual, and my car spoke with the wind as it breezed towards Prazeres.   Prazeres, my village for forty years, means ‘Pleasures’ in Portuguese, and as I entered the village, I could see why. Flowers … Continue reading

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The Scientific Renaissance

Photo Prompt courtesy Roger Bultot. “Your theory is filled with huge holes.” “That’s not possible Sir.” “Nonsense! Look at this weather balloon. It had these big holes, so it fell down from the sky.” “Yes Sir.” “Similarly, if the Ozone … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away…

His name is Janardhan Jamwarkar, but his mother calls him Johnny. He is all of five years old, and you have probably never heard of him before in your life. He is also the one who is single-handedly responsible for … Continue reading

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