An Italian Bestiary

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

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20080428

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

1/5. At Home with Dormice

A family of dormice are sleeping in a crack in the outside wall.

20080429

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

2/5. The Chestnuts and the Wild Pigs

The wild pigs are the real lords of the forest.

20080430

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

3/5. The Devil of Carpasio

A beetle as big as a human hand appears on a pillow.

20080501

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

4/5. The Smiling Shepherd

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock of sheep and goats back to the high mountain.

20080502

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

5/5. Mules and the Motor Car.

The mules lost their importance when the roads came, although they took a long time coming.

02Afternoon Reading2008042920100103

02Afternoon Reading2008042920100103

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The wild pigs are the real lords of the forest.

02Afternoon Reading2008042920100103

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The wild pigs are the real lords of the forest.

03Afternoon Reading2008043020100110

03Afternoon Reading2008043020100110

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

A beetle as big as a human hand appears on a pillow.

03Afternoon Reading2008043020100110

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

A beetle as big as a human hand appears on a pillow.

04Afternoon Reading2008050120100117

04Afternoon Reading2008050120100117

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock of sheep and goats back to the high mountain.

04Afternoon Reading2008050120100117

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock of sheep and goats back to the high mountain.

05 LASTAfternoon Reading2008050220100124

05 LASTAfternoon Reading2008050220100124

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The mules lost their importance when the roads came, although they took a long time coming.

05 LASTAfternoon Reading2008050220100124

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The mules lost their importance when the roads came, although they took a long time coming.

AR01At Home With Dormice

AR01At Home With Dormice *2008042820091227

A family of dormice are sleeping in a crack in the outside wall.

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

AR02The Chestnuts And The Wild Pigs2006041720100103
20080429 (R4)

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The wild pigs are the real lords of the forest.

AR02The Chestnuts And The Wild Pigs2006041720100103
20080429 (R4)

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The wild pigs are the real lords of the forest.

AR03The Devil Of Carpasio20060424

AR03The Devil Of Carpasio *2008043020100110
20100120 (R4)

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

A beetle as big as a human hand appears on a pillow.

AR04The Smiling Shepherd2008050120100117

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock of sheep and goats back to the high mountain.

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock back to the high mountain.

AR04The Smiling Shepherd20080507

AR04The Smiling Shepherd *2008050120100117

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock of sheep and goats back to the high mountain.

In February, Giovanni the shepherd begins to move his flock back to the high mountain.

AR05Mules And The Motor Car20080508

AR05 LASTMules And The Motor Car *2008050220100124

Stories by Julia Blackburn about life and survival for the animals and people of Liguria in Northern Italy, where she has made her home.

The mules lost their importance when the roads came, although they took a long time coming.