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A kiwi expat in Greece for almost a lifetime with a love for both countries. I love to record life in my adopted country as I see it today and remember how it was 'back then'. This my view of life on a small Greek island.
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  • Thanking the Saints 14 hours ago We had a near miss the other day.  K's eye was saved by a miracle.He was putting up the shade-netting on the front of the house, helped by a friend and neighbour.  This year he had a new improved method.  The netting was supported by a tight wire across the middle to keep it from sagging.And the...
  • 23rd June 1 day ago 22nd JuneAll SaintsThis used to be my name day.  Anyone not named after a Saint can celebrate their name day today.  However, I have a grandaughter named Lydia, the closest greek name to Linda, and just to make life easier for all of us I decided to have my name day on May 21st along with...
  • Sardines 2 days ago Sunday lunchTiny sardines fresh from the morning fishing boatCooked with oil and lemon juice, garlic and oreganoServed withBoiled greens and zucchiniDressed with oil and lemon juice
  • Boogie Down 3 days ago Running, rowing, tennis, football, windsurf, biking, swimming, theatrical productions.  It's amazing what is available on this small greek island.  Another activity in which the grandaughters take part  all year long is dancing.  They learn the dozens of different greek dances plus tango,...
  • Bugs 4 days ago 21st June 2019We heard our first cicada today.  From now on there will be an increasingly deafening chorus from sun-up to sun-down.This year was the Spring of the Daddy Longlegs.  They've all disappeared now but for a month or so they were all over the place.  To my huge amusement some people...

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07:40 AM August 19, 2017

Very interesting

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