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Month: July 2010

Megalomania

Cemeteries are rather peculiar places. They are not only sites of reverence for the deceased, perhaps a family member, but, they also are a testament of times gone by and, […]
Megalomania

Sun Protection

May I suggest, what with the current heatwave, that you consider some proper sun protection. Living here on the island, I am constantly amazed as to how ignorant and blasé […]
Sun Protection

Sea Fennel

Sea Fennel or Rock Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) is known in the Balearics under the name of Fonoll marí (Catalan) or Hinojo marino (Castellano). In Mallorca, pickled Fonoll marí (see photo […]
Sea Fennel

Women in Black

Yesterday, a peaceful silent vigil was staged in Palma’s Plaça Espanya by the Dones de Negre per a la pau (Women in Black for Peace), a group of female, non-violent […]
Women in Black

Water

The best garden architecture in Mallorca always works with a play of water, fountains, a pond, basins, a trickle. One says that it was the Moors, a long time ago, […]
Water

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When I started this blog, just a little over three years ago, it was the idea of a photo blog, just as the name would suggest. However, somehow and I […]
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Air Conditioning

Suddenly, it’s getting hot. It seems that Summer is breaking out with a vengeance. There is a Yellow alert on mainland Spain with temperatures yesterday reaching 38° C in Sevilla […]
Air Conditioning