Upgrading the Iron to Brass

We still send our clothes to be ironed by the same people in Ramagondanahalli.  Remember the iron box from my blogpost from last year?

old iron

This week our “Iron Man” showed me a lovely brass iron box.  Still powered by charcoal, still not dependent on  Bangalore’s unreliable electricity.

brass ironHis son was curious to see who was at the door.

ironing man sonAnd finally, one more close look at the shiny brass iron box.

brass iron crop

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12 thoughts on “Upgrading the Iron to Brass

  1. These iron boxes (at least the grey ones) are common outside apartment complexes where the iron men (and ladies) can make a good living. Sometimes we give them coconut shells or husks to use as fuel for the boxes.

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