The Arabs foretell the commencement of the Shimal
The Arabs foretell the commencement of the Shimal at the appearance of the new moon. There can surely be no connection between these widely different phenomena of nature, but it seems the custom of many peoples to associate the varying distrubances of the weather with the passing phases of the moon.
On July 3rd a tiny wisp of cumulus floating in the clear ?????held my attention but it developed into no-thing. I walk along the river bank in the cool of the evening. The men use every device to capture fish. Their mosquito-nets are pressed into