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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 […]

Covert Ops Kardamyli

June 24, 2010


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 ( […]


June 15, 2010


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


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 […]


April 30, 2010


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 […]

Don’t mess with the f****** Pizza

April 7, 2010


A while back I was talking about not messing with Spaghetti Carbonara,  a  few days later I bumped in to an Italian friend who had read it and  she reminded me that there is another Italian classic that is even more basterdised, of course we are talking about the Pizza. When done well it’s a […]

A Thyme of Goats

April 6, 2010


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 […]