Monthly Archives: January 2009

VILLA SIMONT, 8.1.39

Cost of sending four rather heavy parcels to England, about Frs. 400. Two others not quite so heavy about Frs. 100 the two. The red tape in post offices here even worse than in France. The two which E. and … Continue reading

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7.1.39.

Three eggs. There are now 3 hens broody. The pigeons are all right. Yesterday saw some men fishing in the Oued Tensift. Miserable little fish about the size of sardines. The bait is a kind of small earthworm which is … Continue reading

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6.1.39.

Three eggs.

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5.1.39.

Two eggs.

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4.1.39

Three eggs. Clear, fine & generally rather cold (wearing light undervest, cotton shirt, pullover, coat, light pants & grey flannel bags), & do not find this too much. Night before last the cock pigeon, which was only just regaining its … Continue reading

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3.1.39

Three eggs.

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2.1.39

Two eggs.

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