Contrast of bleached grass (wheat?) with purple flowers on my scooter outing. Advertisements
A typical mallorquin dish that is enjoyed by many. I will eat most things but can say this is not on that list!
This weird Day of the Triffids plant made me turn my scooter around to take a photo. It looked like a giant asparagus and must have been 15 feet tall. Some kind… Continue reading
Thought this was probably a turkey as had never seen one before, and yes, it is a black turkey. Turkeys come in all colours – who knew? Known as ‘Black Spanish’ (or… Continue reading
Sheared sienna sheep (cordero).
Went on a wandering adventure today and was caught by this view from the hills (puig) near the Natural Park in the Llevant on the north east coast. Miles of scrub land not… Continue reading
Last year the roses were covered with ants and this year it’s these funny looking caterpillars which I discovered are Rose Sawfly Larvae (Arge pagana). Yuck. According the Royal Horticultural Society: Large rose… Continue reading
7am this morning, a goose (oca) out for a walk down main street. Don’t ask me what I was doing up at 7am on a Sunday.
In London at the moment and missing my Mallorca garden rain or shine.
Watch this inspiring video of adventure and simplicity. Two good mottos for 2015. Gunther and Christine Holtorf’s 23 year, 550,000 mile epic journey to 177 countries in 1 car. In Mallorquin ‘Molt… Continue reading
This Gecko appeared in the den looking a bit pale. My friend Neil thought he looked a bit odd – perhaps he was in hiding from the gecko gang in the garden.