Tag Archives: oranges

25.12.38

Quite a heavy frost in the night, everything white this morning & a little cat-ice on the pools. Curious sight of oranges & lemons on the trees frosted over, & lemon blossom frozen stiff. Do not know yet whether it … Continue reading

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16.12.38

Two eggs. Fine & cool. Domestic animals here eat almost anything. Donkeys eating old dried-up vegetable marrow leaves off a rubbish heap. Cows, goats & sheep being fed on waste leaves from crown artichokes. Notice that when goats & sheep … Continue reading

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5.12.38

Three eggs. On a patch which I saw being ploughed 30th October or a day or two earlier, the grain is now 4-6” high. Oranges now ripe & on sale everywhere. Pomegranates now on sale are over-ripe & quite a … Continue reading

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23.10.38

The water here evidently has some minerals in it which is the cause of the almost continuous belly ache we have had since coming here. Near the Oued Tensift noticed that where the water had receded it had left some … Continue reading

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September 20, 1938

Lathes used by Jewish carpenters who make the string-seated chairs etc. are of extremely primitive type. There are two clamps, the left one fixed, the right sliding upon a metal rod, with a metal point in each. The bar of … Continue reading

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