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Hummus, swimming and the way to peace: Israel and Palestine revisited

Jaffa beach, Tel Aviv

Earlier today I was sitting in Jaffa in the highly rated – and rightly so – hummus cafe, Abu Hassan. It’s a lively place with a nice buzz where both Arabic and Hebrew can be overheard aplenty. 487 more words

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The Place of Generosity: acts and words of kindness on leaving and arriving

A couple of days ago I left the UK for the beginning of a trip of several weeks. It is a trip that I expect to be filled with new places, sounds and sights as well as with yoga, meditation and voluntary work. 790 more words

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Interview - Tasmanian Country Hour - 28 June 2017

I get so excited about olives and olive oil, and I love opportunities to share this, so I was thrilled to have Nick Bosley-Pask from ABC Radio Hobart visit again last week.   127 more words

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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. 1,418 more words

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HARVEST TIME - a poem by Michael J. Whelan

HARVEST TIME

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

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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

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