Life returns to old limbs

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After weeks of careful pruning and watering, life has returned to the exhausted dry pomegranate tree on level 2. Today I saw the first flowers appearing.  A few metres away, the orange tree is is blossom.

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Early days. Too soon to know what this means. It’s surely the wrong season for orange blossom?

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Meanwhile, most donks sleep in the midday sun but Rubí donk stays alert to ensure the stable is being built to her requirements.

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Matilde says, “I don’t care what the stable looks like. As long as we get our food before 8 o’clock, that’s all I care. ”

Sitting down in the dust with donkeys is one of the greatest pleasures of my life.

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6 thoughts on “Life returns to old limbs

  1. Fantastic! Lovely to see that you have saved those precious trees. Ohhh I love orange blossom! The perfume is exquisite. The donks look so relaxed 🙂 I used to lie down in the stable with my pony when I was a child….cuddling this huge animal was sheer pleasure. He liked it too 🙂

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    1. There is a great intimacy, lying down with a big animal, but you always have to be alert and ready to move in a split second when those great big limbs jump into action and a huge weight rears over you… !

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