Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Fall or pushed

Manel stood beside me as looked up at the leaves in the trees showing the colours of autumn.

"Tomorrow they will be gone, there will be a Tramontana (Strong wind from the north) and no more colour."

Meanwhile in the coastal resorts the Juntas have taken to cutting back the trees hard to prevent the roosting of thousands of Starlings (birds). Last year saw a cull of 3000, this year we have had bird flu but the Starlings seem to prosper.

The photograph was a standing of trees outside the rail and bus terminus in the city of Girona.

Though true winter is a latecomer in these parts , autumn colour does not hang around too long.

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