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The urban-rural culture clash

Urban lives are the opposite of rural ones, especially when it comes to evenings out

Kishore Singh 

Kishore Singh

Now that we are farmers — sort of — my wife and I have begun to keep bucolic timings as far as our mornings are concerned.

Which means, dear reader, while you are snuggling in your quilts, still hours away from your wake-up calls, chota hazris, or walks, we’re pottering around amidst our vegetable patch, picking chillies (fiery), uprooting carrots (not yet tender), marvelling at the cauliflowers (perfect), fretting over the broccoli which refuses to flower (imported seeds), monitoring the papaya (which is resisting growth). Thanks to a barter system our caretaker has ...

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First Published: Fri, November 22 2019. 21:00 IST
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