December Reflections….

Bright sunshine, yet the rolling, crashing waves made it chilly to be right by the sea. A few steps away, across the road to Studios Yiorgos, and I could sit well out of any breeze and soak up early December […]

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November dismay…..

The underbelly of a passing seagull radiated the sunsets’ glow, as did the crests of waves, bringing a satisfied ending to the day. At the same time, broken shards of a rainbow cut through grey clouds and plunged into the […]

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October Splendour

Every now and again peace descends, when sky and sea stop squabbling about who may be brightest, best, biggest or bluest. At that time of harmony, where there is no work for the horizon to do, she is free to […]

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September…..cats, dogs.…& rain

Dear September, you certainly know how to rock and roll….. You rushed in on us all ablaze, brandishing the fiery heat of August, as if it’s perfectly normal to bask in such fine temperatures day after day. Not that we’d […]

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The Gusts of August

How remiss of me to not have a few words to say about August. Until now that is. Many of our friend-guests were unable to be with us as planned and initially the diary predicted we’d be tending empty rooms. […]

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Rose Tinted July

The last Friday of July, fabulous weather, Methexis beach reasonably well populated, given the reduced number of visitors to town this year. Breaking beach etiquette of slightly more reserved behaviour were 4 giggling women, many years away from any educational […]

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Ups and Downs in June, part 2

Stopped in my tracks one afternoon when the sky was That Special Blue. Ordinarily, after mid-June temperatures have risen and day time skies are paler but it was cool-ish for a while….. besides, by then I have little time to […]

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Ups and Downs in June, part 1

When life gives us lemons…get the gin out! That’s how the saying goes is it not?   I could get quite down in the dumps some days when I go up the spiral staircase to my terrace garden. Bad enough […]

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The May Musings

The end of May, and final flecks of snow are slowly slipping away. Not as fast as earlier in the month, when the unusual heatwave hit and sweat dripped unladylike from the tip of my nose. That would be the […]

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The April Drive

May already? April seemed to drag at the time and now it’s behind us, as are our days of full lockdown.Beginning 4th May, there’s an easing of restrictions with a few stages of the overall process, meaning that the café […]

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