Monthly Archives: November 2008

19.11.38

Two eggs.

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17.11.38

One egg.

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16.11.38

One egg.

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14.11.38

Planted out nasturtiums.

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13.11.38

One egg. The striped goat now completely out of milk. On the whole very hot in the daytime lately. Fire at nights but not really necessary. Immense flocks of starlings, probably as many as 5000 in a flock, all the … Continue reading

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12.11.38

One egg. Method of irrigation used here. The soil in any field growing crops that require irrigation is divided into small beds about 4 yds-3 yds. The irrigation ditch which can be connected up with a stream, runs round the … Continue reading

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10.11.38

Sowed pinks, godetias & clarkia. Rainy & overcast all day, but fairly warm. Fine sunset. Green sky. Large flocks of starlings flying everywhere.

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9.11.38

Sowed sweet peas (only about 1/2 dozen of the others have come up) carnations & violas.

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8.11.38

Fine, rather warm. Some rain last night. A few sweet peas up. One egg. Footmarks of tortoise in mud could easily be mistaken for those of a rabbit.

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7.11.38

No rain today. A little cooler. Very yellow moon. Today in among the orange trees they were ploughing with 1 donkey. They have a small light plough, no wheel but share as in Europe & quite sharp, made in Czechoslovakia … Continue reading

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