Monthly Archives: October 2012

Last of the summer grapes

I only have a single grape vine on the land where the donkeys graze, but I have been harvesting sweet grapes since mid-August and picked the last two bunches today. I have not dusted the vine with sulphur, so now … Continue reading

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After the storm

The temperature has plummeted and Finestrat is now under the gloom of dark clouds heavy with rain, rolling in across the Aitana with wave after wave of torrential downpours. The Spanish weather forecasting agency AEMet gives a very reliable forecast … Continue reading

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Yearlings

Morris and Aitana are foals no longer. They are yearlings. Born on 1st October and 2nd October last year. Birthday celebrations at the weekend. Meanwhile here are the links to their births one year ago: https://brotherlapin.wordpress.com/2011/10/01/welcome-to-the-world-morris/ https://brotherlapin.wordpress.com/2011/10/02/and-another-foal/ Equine reflections: Aitana … Continue reading

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