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May 16, 2011


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


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


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 […]


March 10, 2010


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 […]

First Go

March 4, 2010


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 […]