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Life and money......  Posted on 12/14/2013
Seen from our balcony snow appearing on the Taygetos mountains can only mean one thing, its nearly Christmas. So as another year approaches its end what has been happening in Greece. Truthfully down here in the Peloponnese not all that...
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The summer of 2013  Posted on 11/09/2013
Click on photo to enlargeThis summer we travelled a fair bit around Greece, including trips to Kefalonia, Evia, Poros as well as many other places on the Peloponnese. The original plan was to take our caravan, but our experiences of a...
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Pack "yer" bags......  Posted on 04/27/2013
Looking at the weather over the last few days, winter has finally left us, and its time to start grumbling about just how dry the ground is! (well I'm allowed to complain about the weather no matter what it is...., I'm...
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Just how it is....  Posted on 11/18/2012
I have not blogged for quite a while so thought as we approach the "season of goodwill" now would be a good time.Well I think most of Europe is all too well aware of the situation of the Greek people, or are they? Certainly many...
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Greek election June 2012  Posted on 06/18/2012
It appears to me a little ironical.....Samaras would not support austerity measures when GP was in power and I firmly believe the initial elections were caused by the stubborn actions of Samaras. Now of course he sits in the driving seat...
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Greece rocked.....  Posted on 05/07/2012
Did Antonis Samaras (leader of the Greek ND Party) cause Greece to shake yesterday? Well after his visit to the Peloponnese there were two earthquakes of 4.1 & 2.8 on the Richter scale, but did he really expect the sort of "shake...
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Greek Elections  Posted on 05/06/2012
It is surprising that in the lead up to the elections in Greece very few towns and villages around my location have seen the normal electioneering posters plastered on buildings, walls etc. Not that I am complaining but they are certainly...
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Candles at Easter....  Posted on 04/09/2012
From a comment I put on Facebook a few people asked me what I was referring to when I stated I could not accept Easter Candles in Greece being sold with "Barbie-Power Rangers-Cowboys & Indians" designs on them alongside the...
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Agree / disagree.....accept / refuse  Posted on 02/10/2012
In the last two years hardly a day goes by without Greece hitting news headlines throughout the world. More and more austerity measures are demanded by the EU on Greek citizens in return for loans that will take years to repay.I can not...
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  • Gus81066
    Gus81066 01 April 2013 07:37:44

    Hello..My name is Gus Poulos and I have family in Messini. I am also building a house there, which is close to the platia. I live in New York City and will be in Messini in late July this year God willing. I would love to see more news on Messini if possible. My email address is Gus81066@aol.com Thank you !!

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