Slash and Burn is another name for Jhum cultivation which is prevalent in some countries. Trees are burned and cleared- cropping is done for some years. When the ground fertility is gone, a new patch is cleared- and the cycle goes on. This is what was happening at the edge of an ancient forest. One […]

Time for Introspection?

A pws from Pakistan, let us call him YM, wanted to join a TISA whatsapp group. The admin contacted me. I said: yes, why not? YM is as much a stammerer as me or you- and needs some help. After all, many of us have drawn inspiration from Julia Irani’s videos. Haven’t we? I personally […]