Monthly Archives: December 2011

Winter Fruit…..

We received an email from our neighbours in Sweden yesterday confirming that it was snowy but relatively mild and our house was in fine fettle. Monica has salvaged a Pomello tree we’ve had in a huge pot for over 30 … Continue reading

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Have Yourself A Very Merry Whatever…..

What a difference a year can make……….another beautiful, warmish, blue-sky and sunshiney day here. Last year, and for some years before, this time of year meant snow, snow and minus thirty or colder. And, though it is pretty hereabouts and … Continue reading

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Alone again, naturally……

This was Mecina, our village, this morning, taken from the road to Cadiar: I’m worried about Ginger, the Marmalade kitten. Normally it hangs out with the Masked One but today it was on its own. It’s clearly lost weight and … Continue reading

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Let Us Get Together…..

Here’s John Wayne, as I call him. In theory, the stray/feral cats are his. At least they live in woodpiles etc., around his finca home. I’ve even seen him throw them the odd scrap of fish on occasion. But he … Continue reading

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You Know That’s Something I Crave…..

It’s not every day that you find this kind of thing hanging on a washing line, in my limited experience!: But there it was this morning on a neighbours rooftop line: a few rows of Morcilla/Black Pudding and a trio … Continue reading

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