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Sunday photos: raindrops

It rained last night, the first real rain we’ve had for months. I can almost hear the ground slurping and sighing with contentment. I’ve been chugging along with the guide book update and I’ve finished the long chapter on the current telescopes (which is well over half the changes) so I awarded myself an hour to go and photograph raindrops. I’ve neglected the mini garden on the balcony in order…

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Sunday photo: More kittens

The kittens are growing up. Luna has thrown off her cold and bounces around my friend’s house with her brother. She’s had her first round of vaccines too.   My friend has such a hard time telling the kittens apart that we put a red mark on Blue’s head. It’s not elegant, but it does the job. And I’m still chugging away slowly at the guide book update.

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Sunday photos: kittens

My friend is adopting two kittens, brother and sister,  from La Palama and somehow I got involved with making sure they have all their vaccines and so on. I don’t mind. I’m not doing much and they are extremely cute. Work continues on the guide book update. The summer rush of guiding work just finished, and now I should have more writing time. In other news, I washed one of…

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Sunday photos

I went for a walk with my friend Petra. We both like going very slowly and taing lots and lots of photos. I think the moss heart on the old roof above was the favourite find for both of us. But we agreed that these fern roots peeking out from behind the stone do look rather like some strange animal with lots of legs. And at the risk of spoiling…

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Happy Birthday Chai Latte

Chai Latte is a found cat who adopted us in October last year. Consequently we don’t know her exact birthday, but August 20th was the vet’s guess. Anyway, it’s close enough to celebrate, so I cooked her a salmon fillet, stuck a candle in it, and we sang Happy Birthday. We needed this cat. I start almost every morning with a snuggle and mutual admiration session, which improves my day…

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Sunday photos: La Salemera

I went for a walk with my friend Petra. We spent a little time on the side road that leads to the Playa del Porís where we found this man working on his vines.     Then we decided that it really was too hot, so we went to La Salemera to photograph the sea and have a beer at the kiosk. One of the nice features of the kiosk…

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