I've just picked a few kilos of tomatoes from the garden - coincidentally, while waiting for this painting to dry. Of course, it's for 'When I was a girl in Sudan' - the main character is the girl in the centre. They are growing bananas, okra, pumpkins, passionfruit and beans. This book is set in a steamy and tropical part of South Sudan.
I could have put in some tomatoes, but I was determined to have a green and purple colour scheme, and tomatoes would have ruined it.
The picture goes with this border of passionflowers and chameleons: