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Photos of Roukoniotis, Symi  Posted on 10/20/2014
A small collection of images taken at the monastery last week. (Click to enlarge) In the outer courtyard The older chapel Door carving Frescoes Frescoes Frescoes Just images today, no words, but then a picture paints a thousand, so...
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Quick catch up  Posted on 10/18/2014
We’re having a wonderful holiday week, thanks for asking. It’s been pretty full on with three meals a day most days and a few glasses of wine after work at the bar. At Roukoniotis with Lyndon We took a trip out to the wine...
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Meanwhile at a graveyard in Turin (part five)  Posted on 10/17/2014
In which we gratefully find the concluding part of this five day ramble about a time I once went to Turin and stayed at a campsite. We’re driven down from northern Europe and found ourselves booked into a portacabin, in a graveyard,...
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Meanwhile at a graveyard in Turin (part four)  Posted on 10/16/2014
Our intrepid adventurers have thrown caution and sensibility to the wind and entered a portacabin on a camp site/Gothic horror film set in Turin, Italy, sometime in the past. In this gripping episode we encounter a trauma hospital in Egypt...
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Meanwhile at a graveyard in Turin (part three)  Posted on 10/15/2014
In which we continue the adventure of two young men driving around Europe in a Nissan Bluebird, encounter an Italian campsite, and step inside a site hut. Looking for almost Gothic images to go with the spooky campsite… The campsite...
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Meanwhile at a graveyard in Turin (part two)  Posted on 10/14/2014
(Read yesterday’s post if you’re not sure what’s going on here.) Alternative transport We set out from Dover on a day in September, which in itself sounds like a line from some European folk song, and landed at Calais a...
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Meanwhile at a graveyard in Turin (part one)  Posted on 10/13/2014
[Remember, it's the last wine night at the shop tonight, 6pm to 8pm, so if you are on Symi, come along, bring a bottle if you want to, and say farewell to 'wine on the steps.'] Meanwhile: Continuing the ‘write it in...
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As seen on TV (and not just in Greece)  Posted on 10/11/2014
I have prepared a couple of blog posts to cover me for while I am away in Rhodes (Saturday) and also for a day or so next week so I don’t have to rush around so much while we have visitors. I’ll pepper them with random images....
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Rushing about, I need The Help!  Posted on 10/10/2014
Here is another of my recommendations, though it has nothing to do with Symi, or even Greece. The Help The other night we found time to watch a whole film. We don’t normally get that much TV viewing time in the summer season, what...
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  • Richard 04 May 2012 11:31:48

    I read it every day. It is entertaining and occasionally very useful.

  • honorarygreek
    honorarygreek 22 March 2012 15:55:12

    Symi Dream is magic, as is Neil's photography and as are James' books!!

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