Monthly Archives: January 2013

Flower of the month | January | Androcymbium rechingeri

There are not too many plants flowering in Crete in January (if you exclude the ubiquitous Oxalis) but the few there are include one of my favourites, the rare Androcymbium rechingeri.  It grows mainly on the islet of Elafonisi and … Continue reading






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Prospects for 2013

2012 ended with a new tax-dodging scandal in Greece, involving the highest echelons of the political ruling class. As public opinion clamours for heads to roll we’re definitely headed for interesting times. On the economic crisis front, there are signs … Continue reading






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