Mum's in a good mood this morning. She
buys the material I like and then I persuade her to bye me some
matching bangles as well. To fit the bangles on, you have to make
your hand very narrow by squashing your thumb on to your
Next we go to kashar dokan to
buy some brass. We need a new water pot and some cooking pans. Brass
looks bright and shiny like gold, but itisn't so expensive. The
owner puts the pot on his scales to find out the price. The more it
weighs, the more it costs.
Shopping is thirsty work. We
stop at a stall to buy two green coconuts. The stall-holder slices
off the tops so that we can drink from them. Mmm! There's nothing
like cool, clear coconut juice when you're feeling hot and thirsty.
But you have to be careful: it's hard to drink without