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Why are Greek buildings blue and white?

Several fellow bloggers have asked me if I know why Greek houses and churches are painted blue and white –

I’m pleased to have unexpectedly been promoted to an expert on Greek exterior design, so I shall try my best to answer. 625 more words

Crayola: colour your world - vivid tangerine

Some of these Crayola colours are so similar!   The colour for today is vivid tangerine.  It’s very much like sunset orange, but has more pink in it.     163 more words

About Oliver Again

“What’s it feel like when you dive?

It’s a feeling of slipping without falling. The hardest thing is when you’re at the bottom.


Cause you have to find a good reason to come back up… and I have a hard time finding one.”

The Big Blue

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About Mermaids

“You go down to the bottom of the sea, where the water isn’t even blue anymore, where the sky is only a memory, and you float there, in the silence. 56 more words

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Sailing in the Aegean....

As we are currently on dry land, and I have no sailing related news to tell you, I thought I would share a Sailblog post I wrote almost three years ago.   564 more words

Greece Navy Helicopter Crashes, Three Dead

At least three people have been killed, after a Greek navy helicopter crashed, off the island of Kinaros, in the eastern Aegean Sea. 112 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering (II)

My second Weekly Photo Challenge entry was taken on the Greek island of Amorgos, easternmost island of the Cyclades, as folk gathered to board the next ferry. 24 more words