10 novembre 2014

Raindrops aren't falling. Period.

The only existing postcard of Mayotte during the rainy season.                         The rainy season has just started. Just. As in two days ago. This is worrying the meteorologists.          You see, Mayotte usually gets two lots of rain. A small spell, which usually comes some time in October and lasts for a week or two, and is known as the "Pluie des Mangues", or mango rain. This is because it hails the beginning of the mango season. And... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2011

Photo albums

Underwater photo of anemones and little fish, taken by a colleague's daughter with an underwater camera.            I've just added a photo album to the blog, called "Blue Lagoon". It shows photos of the lagoon, above and under the water, some corals and fish, sandy beaches, water and islands... I'll add more photos to it when I take some, but it'll give you a good idea of Mayotte's surroundings. To get to the photo album, go to the top of the blog and go down the right-hand side.... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2011

Never ask a question if you don't want to know the answer.

              Emily and the Car Saga                           20th August. Search for car and scooter on used car newspapers and specialist garages. 23rd August. Find white 3-door air-conditioned 206 HDI through newspaper. Visit car two blocks away, test-drive car, the odd funny noise and bump on the bodywork but otherwise OK. Selling price... [Lire la suite]
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