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Farming

Hunting The Thrush

Last Sunday (October 31st) was the first day of this year’s hunting season for Tords (thrushes). In Mallorca, four thrush species are known, Turdus philomelos, Turdus iliacus, Turdus pilaris and […]
Hunting The Thrush

Chain Curtains

I do not think that there is a single traditional farm house in Mallorca which does not protect itself from flies and mosquitos with the help of a chain curtain. […]
Chain Curtains

Compostation

A few days ago (June 5th), World Environment Day was celebrated. Environmental topics are a bit of a two-sided coin here in Mallorca. A surprising amount of ignorance goes hand […]
Compostation

Moondials

Mallorca is big on gnomonics, the art of using dials and sundials. There are plenty of sundials in Mallorca and especially, in Palma, some of which are pretty ancient. But […]
Moondials