Donkeys enjoy olive harvest

While Matilde, Rubí, Aitana and Morris tuck into the juicy olive leaves from the trimmed trees after the olive harvest, it is not such good news for the harvest itself. All over Spain the olive harvest is the worst in years. The price will be going up. Production is severely down and the least economically well off parts of Spain are suffering a new blow to their wellbeing. There is an olive oil glut throughout Europe. See the video.

Oh well, the news is always bad. Let’s stop watching the news and just eat the olive trees….



About Gareth Thomas

After a mixed career as an aircraft technician, London fringe theatre playwright, Franciscan friar, and secondary school teacher, I find myself dividing my time mostly between looking after the needs of four donkeys in a remote location in the mountains in the Costa Blanca and preparing a legal case against the corrupt management of my monstrous last employer - the Elians group - for unfair dismissal. I like to hear the wind in the pine trees. I do not like struggling to get a duvet into a duvet cover. My musical tastes are extinct and I have mostly given up cycle racing.
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