Originally posted by Gazrok
reply to post by Rodinus
Such a lovely story about a lovely setting...until the pig poo.....
Pretty crass of your neighbor not to talk with you about it first. Of course, we don't either, when we spread horse manure on the pastures, but horse crap is much less foul. Sucks about the BBQ....
Originally posted by mblahnikluver
WOW you live in France!! I am highly in love with France, most call it an obsession. It started when i was a kid and some 30yrs later I'd still love to pack up and live there...oh only in my dreams!
Your place is amazing! I would absolutely love a place like that in the middle of France. I found this little place called Nievre and I fell in love. It all started with a Chateaux I found online yrs ago.
Your op made me chuckle though! I can only imagine how horrible that had to be. It sounds like a scene from a movie lol
So is this something you will have to deal with often? The poo smell?
Originally posted by nerbot
You are LUCKY!
All french agriculteurs and viniculters need a serious slap when it comes to earning respect from those who live near their land.
Be thankfull it is only organics that were churned around. I've had awful smelling weedkiller sprayed round here recently, I swear it is something illegal but they just don't care about anything but profit.
Wouldn't be so bad but the majority of crops here go for biodiesel and the grapes are for rich persons Cognac.
Love France, spoilt only by the French.
Originally posted by johncarter
And I should care about this crap, why?
Because without it you would have nothing to focus your sadness on to make you feel better perhaps. Felt the need to post something pointless didn't you?edit on 26/4/2013 by nerbot because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by buster2010
In a few days you won't notice the smell you will get used to it. Until then keep the windows shut and the incense or scented candles lit. Your Wisteria is looking good nothing beats living in the country.
Originally posted by PutAQuarterIn
I really feel for you. In my area, I think there is a conspiracy that all schools must be built near a farm, so I'm well aware just how bad it can smell. At least I got to go home in the afternoon, I'd hate having no escape from that odor.
Chicken poo can be just as bad.
PS. If you have issues with birds stealing your cherries before you can get them(I don't know if you have this problem, but I always did) try getting a plastic owl near the tree and/or hanging reflective things from the branches.
Originally posted by derfreebie
A wonderful place, Rod. And the big W looks pruned to maximize the coloration.
A very old friend once said at a late lunch, "Let there be no waste."...
Evidently taken literally by your neighbor. Hooo . I matured most of my olefactory
passages downwind only a mile from a huge tree nursery; and we got the swine
pall three times a year. It was thick enough by Labor Day to keep the crows away.
So jealous.. and a couple of crocks of chemically simmering kijafa even after the
jars are canned and pies are made. *sigh*. My mom's sister called it Minnesota
Originally posted by wasobservingquietly
1.) Wonderful, far horizon views.
2.) An awesome, low maintance house, that doesn't need scraping, priming & painting!
3.) Firewood left over at the end of winter!
(You're very lucky! We have another triaxle load being delivered tomorrow,
to start cutting up for next year!
We usually start to run out before the weather breaks, no matter how much hubby cuts!)
4.) Pets. (Dribbling dogs. I can relate, son & daughter-in-law have a large St. Bernard!)
5.) Wildlife. (What kind of deer are they? They almost look like a cross between the deer & elk we have near here!)
6.) Stuff already in bloom. (That's an amazing amount of blossoms on that cherry tree!)
7.) A pond. (Are there peepers in it, in the spring?)
8.) No neighbors right outside the door.
9.) The sounds of nature. (No industrial, traffic or city noise.)
10.) No air pollution.
1.) Pee-u poo. (A few days of the year.)
I'd say the pros definitely outweigh the cons!
Though that must have been some solid, stinking stench,
to be able to saturate sausages!!!!!!!
Maybe the smell was lingering, lodged in your nostrils & not actually stuck to the sausages???
It's a beautiful place!!! You're very lucky!