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Italy’s Liquid Gold Rush - The Olive Harvest

In our area, northern Lazio, busy season is October into November. The weather is cooling off as we head into autumn and there’s satisfaction to be had from the last burst of hard work for the year. 1,417 more words

Living In Italy

HARVEST TIME - a poem by Michael J. Whelan


A 155mm shell

fired from northern Israel

collides with an orchard

in south Lebanon

villages shake

landscapes awake

and echoes

rush the wadii… 103 more words


Olive Harvest

So the time has come to harvest our olives, exciting…and a little bit daunting!  It’s a serious business here in Granada, almost a way of life!   658 more words


Palestinian Olive Harvest

Yesterday there was lots of rain. It started before lunch and carried on till early evening when it turned to sleet and briefly to flurries of light snow. 212 more words


Poem for Palestine: As Far As The Eye Can See

In my previous post I wrote about just one of the many stories I heard and distressing sights I saw while in Palestine last autumn. 165 more words


Help Make my Facebook Feed more Accurate in 2017

Lately I have been in a bit of a writer’s slump.  This is due to numerous reasons.

Teaching is a tough job. I love it, but it can be all consuming when teaching students in both a brick-and-mortar classroom and in an online classroom. 918 more words


Rules of the Occupation – a rigged game

Hekmat’s land is on the outskirts of Kafr Qaduum near the gate by the illegal Israeli settlement of Qedumim [1].  We had come to help with his olive harvest because the family is very poor. 1,063 more words