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These mushrooms we found quite close to the chicken coop at home. We haven’t seen such big mushrooms for a long time and maybe the amount of rain that has fallen is the reason they are so big or maybe the natural fertilizer from the chickens did the job?

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Volos sunset

We didn’t see any stampeding crowds running to get a spot for a photo of this sunset, but for me it beats the pants off the sunsets in… 99 more words

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Look out, Alonnisos

Last Sunday’s Skopelos Scramblers walk to Milli village and beyond was perfect, weather-wise, with sunshine but not too warm for walking. The path was good thanks to Heather’s clearing and some of the group who have not viewed Skopelos Town from high above it were impressed. 119 more words

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Twelve data maps of London reveal trends

Two things I love – great statistical presentation and big data. Big data, as defined by SAS “is a popular term used to describe the exponential growth and availability of data, both structured and unstructured. 80 more words



Garbage is not picked up on Wednesday and Sunday. The municipality kindly asks everybody to not use the garbage cans these days.

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High in Skiathos

This image was clipped from a story in Taxydromos newspaper a month ago. Taken by and credited to Phaethon Aeroclub, an Athens based flying club which consists of the owners of some small airplanes. 19 more words

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Fluffy Birds

This little fella hit its head on a window and sat dazed on the terrace. Cooing softly (something like, “Hi, little bird”) I (Tom) picked up the bird and brought it to a higher spot to give it air space for when it was ready to fly. 94 more words

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