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Oooops! It’s Christmas!

As you could probably guess Greece is not in a festive mood and Christmas crept upon us almost unnoticed. It’s never been a big feast at the best of times (Easter is far more important) but the difficult (and in … Continue reading






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Flower of the month | December | Anemone

This is a little arbitrary but I consider Anemone coronaria, the Crown or Poppy anemone, to be the first flower of the new flowering season. The fact that you can see the first ones as early as December (and even … Continue reading






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Late snow

Those of you lucky enough to come to Crete this month will find that there is still a lot of snow left on the mountains. This photo from the mole of Chania harbour was taken today but looks more like … Continue reading






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The magic of small things

I just created a new flower page for Ranunculus Veronicae. At first sight it is nothing very special, a small yellow flower, not spectacular or particularly out of the ordinary. But for me it conveys the magic of small things … Continue reading






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First swim of the year!

Had my first swim of the year today in Elafonisi. The water was just too tempting. It was wonderful….and it was COLD!  






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Warmer weather finally!

We’ve had several days of sun and today temperatures finally climbed above 20°C.  That made me decide to pop over to Polyrinia which is such a wonderful place for spring flowers. It is a little early and nature needs a … Continue reading






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White Mountains panorama

I made a panorama image that shows the whole of the White Mountains seen from the North for those who want to see how much snow there is currently (a lot!). It’s not a very sharp image (no tripod ) … Continue reading






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