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Happy Christmas!
Our Christmas card this year is from a painting by Mary Fedden, I love nearly all her paintings which reflect her country life in several different locations, always full of flowers, food, wine and animals. Here is an interesting description of her life and...

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Walk to top choza at top of Finca al-manzil
We had a misty rain yesterday which left everything refreshed and a bit greener. Went for hike up to the high olive grove and the big choza which is apparently the site of an iron age hill fort, certainly has amazing views. The woods smell wonderful, centur...

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Excursion to Sierra de Aracena from Finca al-manzil
The Sierra de Aracena, north of Sevilla in Andalucia is a complete change of scenery and atmosphere only 2 hours away. On the way we visited  Fregenal de la Sierra, a charming small town in the very south of the Badajoz province of Extremadura.  The very sp...

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Chutney in the herb garden
Herbs are doing well despite the long dry summer. Time to make chutney again with some gorgeous tomatoes from the market, just the right green and red mix. This time I am making a proper Indian chutney with a recipe brought back from Kerala so it's extra pi...

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August thunderstorms....delicious!
Cumulonimbus clouds gathered on Sunday , n ot only spectacular thunder and lightening but hail too........how can this be? Ice from the sky when the temperatures were up to 38.   After some lovely moody blue skies, more heavy rain and some sparkling sunshin...

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PINK
 Somewhat lurid sunset from the porch of cortijo, the shepherds in Extremadura are getting bored      with their constant delight.............

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RED
    Cortijo slumbering in the heat of August

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