Tag Archives: Oued Tensift

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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23.12.38

The pigeon has laid two eggs & is sitting on them. Cold & fine. The Oued Tensift has shrunk to about twice its original size. Three eggs.

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22.12.38

Three eggs. Finer in the morning, rain in the afternoon. The surviving pigeon (presumably the hen) is sitting on a nest. Do not know whether it can survive, but possibly we may be able to get another cock for it. … Continue reading

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VILLA SIMONT, 22.12.38

After heavy rain such as that of the last few days the rivers swell enormously. The Oued Tensift, normally about 10 yards wide, has filled the whole valley it runs in, about 300 yards wide. But judging from the vegetation … Continue reading

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17.12.38

One egg. Very heavy rain in the night. Cold during morning, about 1/2 hour’s sun in the afternoon, then more rain. Everything flooded, the Oued Tensift swollen to considerable size – bed is 50 yards wide in places. The donkey … Continue reading

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27.10.38

On Tuesday afternoon (25th) tremendous rain, much as in the tropics except that it was very cold rain. Everything has flooded feet deep, the earth not yet dry. The Oued Tensift is now quite a considerable stream & low ground … 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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