The uncultivated hillsides around the village are covered with the bright yellow flowers of Spanish broom, the plant from which we get our word ‘broom’ because the long flower stems were dried and used to make brooms.

Spanish broom

The first flowers are appearing on our aubergine plants:


I won’t have much time for posting or commenting over the next few days, with my family staying for the long weekend and the opening of my exhibition of photos.  I’ll be back as usual next week!


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