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Second tremor

A monster lurks under here

A monster lurks under here

There was a second, more violent, tremor last night – 6.1 this time.

I heard it coming across the courtyard – it was like a monster pushing itself under the house.

All the spoons hanging on hooks over the stove started jiggling. A few things fell over.

Florence was very alarmed and hid behind the sofa.

I was outside today, looking across the olive grove to the mountains, thinking about what terrible things there are underneath …

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  1. gwenniesgardenworld
    October 27, 2016 at 8:35 pm

    I saw the damage it did on tv, it look like a warzone !!

    • October 28, 2016 at 9:16 pm

      A lot of people round here are sleeping in their cars as a safer option.

      • gwenniesgardenworld
        October 28, 2016 at 11:03 pm

        I can imagine why they do that ! it must be really scary !

      • October 29, 2016 at 9:14 pm

        You probably heard, it was because of the first (slighter) tremor last Wednesday that there were no deaths. People were out of their houses by the time the worse tremor came.

      • gwenniesgardenworld
        October 29, 2016 at 11:09 pm

        Yes, I have been following the news, earthquakes are so devastating for every one, so much damage, so much suffering and often a lot of deaths….

  2. October 28, 2016 at 4:26 pm

    glad you are OK

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