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Paris

May 16, 2011

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How shall we begin, Paris. Wow, how do you start to talk about a trip to Paris? It’s a hard one because there is so much promise, it’s talked up as the most romantic city in the world, the city of lights, the food capital of the planet,  and the thing is, for me it’s […]

A day off; a cockerel, a shotgun and recollections of mama……

September 8, 2010

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I went to buy some oranges to juice for the Goddess’ day off as Sunday she closes her little shop and is pampered by yours truly. On the way I bumped into Stavros and asked about his new chicken hut,  ten minutess later I was back at the house having one of those strange conversations […]

Good Honest Food

March 11, 2010

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Sometimes one is in the mood for something fancy to  eat and there is an argument ,I suppose, that if one is paying for a meal then it should be different to the food you cook at home.  This is easy if you are not a great chef , you can pop out and find […]

HARE STIFADO

March 10, 2010

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HUNTING NEAR SPARTA It is never a great idea to make a decision at 11 o’clock at night, especially after you have been drinking since 6, which is exactly what I had just done. I had agreed whole-heartedly to a hunting trip up to the high Taygetus Mountains above Sparta, in search of hare. I […]

Paris

March 10, 2010

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I had been to Paris before and it had always lived up to its reputation as one of the world’s great cities, but it was not until I visited the street market on Rue Mouffetard that I really began to feel the ambiance that makes it the romantic capital of the world. It was the […]

Masterchef and the Bra Strap Thing

March 5, 2010

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Now, the bra strap thing is fairly new. Only in the last few years have girls showing their bra straps become the fashion, or have I just noticed it! Err I don’t think so! But the question is, should the power to confuse men of a certain age with your bra be used in a […]

First Go

March 4, 2010

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This is my first post, so here goes, its Thursday the 4th of March about lunch time hopefully this blog will give you some idea of my life and also the area we live in which is a tiny village in the mountains of Greece, the Mrs also has a shop in a small village […]