Tag Archives: Monkeys

blog 209: the haunted pavilion

I crafted a slingshot and filled a bag with pebbles and stones and also brass balls I found in the brass vendor’s shop. Ball bearings. What a find! Obviously black market from the approaching railroad! I also armed myself with … Continue reading

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blog 208: monkeys attack in mass

My sons and I attended the court per an appointment. The Royal Munshi, a thin, nervous man, insisted on giving us the grand tour of the Qila Mubarak. The Fortunate Castle seemed down on it’s luck . The jewel box … Continue reading

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blog 204: monkeys!

We have entered Patiala. It is famous for being one of the most productive producers of grains in India. The local Rajah, the scion of Baba Ala Singh, continued his ancestor’s obsession with grain. He has imported canal experts and … Continue reading

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