Tag Archives: sheep

31.3.40

Rather cold, & violent wind all day. A certain number of primroses out, also blue & white violets, & celandine. No other wild flowers. Saw a sheep with two newborn lambs, the first I have seen this year. Notice that … 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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VILLA SIMONT, ROUTE DE CASABLANCA 1.11.38

Cannot yet get any definite ideas as to the land system here. All the land round here is either cultivated or what passes as cultivable, except for a few spurs of hills. We are just within the edge of the … Continue reading

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20.10.38

The two turtle doves after about 2 days plucked up the courage to leave their house, flew off & presently disappeared. The Arabs said that they would not return. However, they come every day for corn, & sleep in the … Continue reading

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12.10.38

A lot cooler. No snow now visible on the Atlas, but perhaps obscured by clouds. Have installed the hens & goats. Hens about the size of the Indian fowl, but of all colours, some with a species of topknot, white … Continue reading

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August 16

Several days past uncertain weather, rainy & sometimes hot. Most of the wheat & barley now cut & stacked. Children picking more or less ripe blackberries two days ago. Saw a white owl two nights ago – the first in … Continue reading

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