L'Ombre de l'Olivier

The Shadow of the Olive Tree

being the maunderings of an Englishman on the Côte d'Azur

14 October 2006 Blog Home : October 2006 : Permalink

Friday Olive Tree Blogging

One use for pruned olive branches is as firewood. They smell nice and, when dry, burn very well and because the wood is so hard its good exercise to saw them up by hand. Since it takes more than a year for the wood to dry out enough to burn without excessive hissing these logs, the last from this year's pruning, are for next winter....

As always you can click on the image to see it enlarged and go here to see earlier pictures in the series.

I despise l'Escroc and Vile Pin