Marmalade days
 

Marmalade days

Orthodox Easter was one week later than in UK and I joined Simon and Kezzie on Rope Sole just as the temperatures started to creep up and preparations to celebrate began. These Greeks consider us northerners rather reckless as we cast off our clothing at the merest hint of sunshine,...
Waiting for the wind
 

Waiting for the wind

Early morning Kezzie walks always yield a bounty of local knowledge and usually a few flowers too. Today we woke to an early chill which slid rapidly earthwards as the sun triumphed from Australia onto yet another Aegean blue canvas. A perfect remedy after a little night time fretting and...
Behind the Scenes
 

Behind the Scenes

I’ve been a bit slack on posts this summer but there have been instances and encounters on my mind so this is a broad sweep of recent days. The back streets are always worth investigating, Kezzie and I enjoy a good sniff ‘n stroll and of course Poros comes high...
Treasures
 

Treasures

The Greek islands have long been treasure boxes of talent and one of the joys of spending generous dollops of time here is the hunt and discovery of the artisans and entrepreneurs who quietly develop and display it Since the economic crisis in Greece we have seen the closure of...