12. An inch worm made me do it.

The little fairy sat under a mushroom weeping her eyes out. A mischievous elf had crept up beside her and snipped away her wings. They would grow back eventually but the poor fairy would be miserable meanwhile. Now the elf sat beside her on the grass, repentant on seeing the poor creatures anguish. He kept saying again and again, “The inch worm made me do … Continue reading 12. An inch worm made me do it.

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Friday Flashback — Fun Things To Do With Ice cream: Sundaes, Floats And More

Ice cream, like fruit, is delicious enough to be enjoyed on its own as a dessert or snack. Yet ice cream, like fruit, can lend itself to many different combinations, recipes and serving suggestions. Baked Alaska is probably the most spectacular ice cream based dessert ever. It is a culinary  feat as well as a lesson in Physics. It consists of ice cream covered with … Continue reading Friday Flashback — Fun Things To Do With Ice cream: Sundaes, Floats And More

A torrential time

The monsoons are torrential rains that occur every July and August in my part of the world. I guess you could call this a “torrential” time of the year for us. It can rain very heavily and sometimes without interruption for days on end. As you can imagine, this has some undesired consequences. Rivers flood adjoining areas, sometimes inundating whole villages and forcing people to … Continue reading A torrential time