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Dangerous still

Our special reporter H. in Loutsa reports that near the water reservoir the fallen tree has been taken away but that there are still many areas that are dangerous.

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Solstice early evening


Those of us with nothing better to do on a Sunday morning except to meet an imaginary deadline will note that today the sun approaches the summer solstice. 58 more words

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1.5 hours before


The sky (above) looked a lot like this as sunset approached last evening. Hope for a beautiful evening resounded gently in the hearts of one and all (we surmised). 47 more words

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Wild orchids still adorn heathland track in Lightwater

The wild orchids in Folly Bog and more alongside the edges of the heathland track in Lightwater are still in bloom. I don’t imagine they’ll last for many more weeks. 142 more words

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Smoke gets in our way


Out trolling for scuttlebutt on Monday afternoon, we noticed a tell-tale dark haze in the air.
“Fire near Mt. Athos!” someone shouted excitedly.
“No, that’s tomorrow,” replied the skipper adjusting her turban. 68 more words

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Beach cleaning a success

From Yvonne;
A massive thank you to the volunteers and children of Glossa who came to Hondrigorgi beach on Sunday to help picking up rubbish. 22 more words

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hot Hot HOt HOT

If all goes according to intelligent design, tomorrow will be a great day for frying eggs on the roof of your car.

In honour of the 191th anniversary of the birth of the painter Jean-Léon Gérôme on May 11, we continue to display his thematic artwork to illustrate our postings. 71 more words

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