We were about to write it off when we spotted the fruit picks - finger-long, elegantly hewed from guava wood, and our first clue that Baaya had much potential.
Let's swim through dark waters, swing off chandeliers, invite over some boxers and smoke those pants!
You'd hardly imagine the secret staircase that leads to a giant spoon big enough to cradle a baby, and a tiny man riding on the back of a stapler.
Who could have guessed that a whisky flask could be so charming, or a skipping rope so ridiculous?
Wear these well: Dance shoes made with a dream, watches hued from trees, leggings via Brazil and a linen dress that brings good luck.
We beat the drum for Talvin Singh's tabla-maker, Musalman Uncle and his army of elves, Dilbert-inspired alter egos and a blooming change.