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Crocus sativus

For some reason, I have always associated the Crocus sativus as a Springtime flower. Well, I have to relearn my lessons because the crocuses I spotted a few days ago […]
Crocus sativus

Arachnophobia

Some Internet sources claim that as many as 55 % of females and 18 % of males are estimated to experience arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, here in the Western […]
Arachnophobia

Biodiversity

Biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea is threatened, in fact, more so than in any other maritime environment on planet Earth. This claim was made by scientist of the Spanish CSIC […]
Biodiversity

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