Mangueras at Dawn

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Mangueras at Dawn
A blog about living in rural Mallorca as expats and learning about animal husbandry and self sufficiency, as well as day to day living.
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  • CRUEL BLOW, RUNNING AWAY & TURKEYS (written 30 July 2015) 3 months ago (This post was initially written on the 30th July, but I have only just remembered to post it).Life has dealt a cruel blow to us recently.  On the 28th June 2015, after a very courageous and tough battle with cancer, C died.Devastating.We feel lost even though we have goals to reach, life is about...
  • INTO 2015 WITH A BANG! 10 months ago Well, another year, HAPPY 2015 EVERYONE.  It has been a bit of time since writing.  This winter has been particularly cold (unlike last year).  We haven't had any snow down on the ground in Sa Pobla, although I know there has been some in other parts of the island.  The mountains had LOADS of...
  • GOOD RIDDANCE TO DECEMBER 2014 - BRING ON THE NEW YEAR 2015. 11 months ago December 2014 was a particularly AWFUL month.  After C being away from us for 10 months he arrived home just before J's birthday at the end of November.  C was very thin!  During December we had to cope with my aunt having a heart attack and surgery (which she is recovering well from - a...
  • NOVEMBER ALREADY, BUT STILL BEACH WEATHER 1 year ago It is now November.  The clocks have gone back, Halloween has just passed us and the nights are drawing in making me ready for hibernation!We currently have a small, prickly visitor to our cat food bowl out the back, I had to remove him as the cats were hungry the other night.MR OR MRS...
  • NEW BIRDS IN THE FLOCK 1 year ago Today we added to our dwindling flock of hens.  We went to Sa Pobla market, where there is always a chap named Rafael who sells hens, pigeons, cage birds, guinea fowl, turkeys, guinea pigs and rabbits.  His farm is in Ariany which is about a 20 minute drive from us here in Sa Pobla, but I usually... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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