On new year morning, I started work at 6 am to complete yet another swale. After warming up the excavator engine I quickly got into a steady rhythm, enjoying the nip in the air and the drift of mist across the far casuarina grove. In a few minutes I became aware of being watched. And … Continue reading Out of ’10 and into ’11
Sunil is a young well-wisher of pointReturn, who works in the USA and has been following this project from its inception. He often mentions our work in his blog. He has been intrigued somewhat. In September, 2010 he posted some questions for us to answer in order to understand what it was all about. Questions … Continue reading What moves pointReturn
pointReturn now has another volunteer in P Siddarth
The Mark 2 hand pump must rank – along with the ubiquitous Autorickshaw- as one of the great pieces of design to have originated in India.
It has been some months since I wrote at length. One reason is I have been in a new and busy rhythm -as I shall soon elaborate. Also, I have been making shorter posts elsewhere and twittering. And, there is another blog that narrates the events at pointReturn more frequently. Let me make this a … Continue reading Beginning to grow
A long over-due update on activities at pointReturn
“Agricultural land must produce a greater output over time,” says Jenkins.
Emilia Hazelip showcased Fukuoka’s intent<--more-->
Experience with a composting, waterless, urine diverting toilet
A good summary of the developments at pointReturn has been made by Sriram.