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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 […]

Covert Ops Kardamyli

June 24, 2010

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There had been a funny vibe around the village the last few days, something was happening, the Kardamyli Welsh have been even more clannish than normal. There is something in the air, there was contained excitment. A deffo buzz, about what? Feelers out :  intel  in : DOCUMENT INSERT  22/06/10  BRITISH INTELLIGENCE memorandom: For ( […]

Athens

June 15, 2010

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Now I have always loved  big cities, they seem to have a life of their own, almost like a living organism. Some areas are stronger than others, some weaker, or shall we say ‘poorer’. This does not mean that the poorer areas are  less interesting, in fact it can be quite the opposite and areas […]

Wiseguys 2 (Greece)

May 11, 2010

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Please read,  a small interlude with some wiseguys in New York,  first ( in older posts ) A tiny hill village, Peloponnesus Greece. It was going to be another hot one – 35 and climbing, and it was only 10.30 in the morning. The heat had been in for over a month now and showed […]

Kardamyli

April 30, 2010

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It’s here again the start of the tourist season and this is where we will now spend most of our time due to the Goddess having her Bead Shop there, so this is where I will be doing most of my blogging from. How to describe it, well firstly I should tell you that it’s […]

A Thyme of Goats

April 6, 2010

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Easter lunch in Greece is, I suppose, the equivalent of a Christmas lunch in the UK , a time to sit about with family and friends and stuff yourself full. Here  we normally eat goat, this was cooked by my good friend Taki. He first annointed it inside and out with salt,  pepper, garlic, thyme […]

Advice on Dolmades

March 30, 2010

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After a nice lunch of pork chop and lentil salad, I was on the terrace reading Herodotus, The Goddess was down in the courtyard doing some pruning, when I heard a strange bleating sound. I looked over the courtyard wall, and The Goddess appeared to be deep in conversation with a goat. not only was […]