The Cherrys’ poinsettia tree

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Looking upwards across the roofs from our terrace, our neighbours 3 doors up, the charming Cherrys, have this amazing poinsettia tree. I never realised poinsettias could become trees, I just thought they were small plants that you bought in pots for Xmas and then they shrivelled and died after the new year (mine do anyway….) This is just the top of the tree in full blaze; I would have had to crawl over the roof to get the full view of the tree which might not be such a good idea :-). Behind is just general brick and concrete which I found was not easy to paint. Anyway, I thought it was a nice festive subject for December! 🙂


Looking east towards Casares

I love this rooftop. I have tried to capture the fact that the tiles sag a bit! And I also love the weather vane which is in the shape of the Jimena boat, symbol of this town, that was found in a cave painting up the valley. I have not yet been to see it but plan to one day. The view is towards the east with the town of Casares and the Estepona mountain (Los Reales) behind. Image