May Memories (2021)

Poor May…… …..How careless of me; I allowed May to slip away without paying an awful lot of attention. It’s easily done though. The first week passed so very easily; that was the week when we abandoned the well-worn winter […]

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April (2021) showering us …..

Oh April! What an entrance – bursting in on us in that way with magnificent crashing and flashing in a storm of storms, nothing at all spring-like for those hours. Just wish you’d be more careful. I’d prefer that you […]

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March Musings…. (2021)

Late March, and a dreich, drizzly day for my trip to Hania……The sun wasn’t keen on popping out for most of the way, only every now and again beaming through tender fresh greenery or highlighting increasing patches of nature’s palette […]

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February frolics (2021)

 I’d plead guilty. In fact, I’d have no choice but to plead guilty to any charges brought against me of fanciful notions. Spring can do that to a gal……….that’s my weak defence… Once that semi-hypnotic state takes over, I’m a […]

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A certain kind of January (2021)

At a certain time, on a certain kind of winter’s day the setting sun throws out the most stunning golden beams of light. There, at a certain point on my drive home from Hania, standing ready to participate in the […]

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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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