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How Ancient Greek Literature and Yoga Helped Me With Ogham

Although my divination method of choice remains “The Druid Animal Oracle,” I’ve been working to improve my understanding of ogham.  Each day, after I perform my morning or afternoon devotional, I ask for an omen for the day and draw an ogham symbol from a muslin bag.   917 more words


Tzatziki recipe

It’s summertime and it’s hot and no one wants to stand in front of the oven for hours on end. I certainly don’t so most of our meals have consisted of salads and maybe some roasted vegetables. 203 more words

Greek Culture

Family matters

The week before last, our son Graham arrived from London for a week’s holiday. He had said before he came that he just wanted to relax at the beach, recover from a hard year teaching and drink a few beers – and that is precisely what he did! 918 more words


Best pita on Corfu

Drumroll please… you can get the best pita on the island at Thessalonikios in Corfu town. This recommendation comes from me with the full weight of my greek in-laws behind me and is totally subjective but soooo justified! 213 more words

Greek Culture

A Small Bookshop in the Paradise Island of Oia, Santorini

I visited Oia in Santorini island last year for the first time, it is almost impossible to describe the beauty of this small village. It almost like a living postcard, with its small white houses that are carved out of the hills and those gorgeous sunsets that you will never forget. 151 more words

Greek Travels

View of the day..

This view is on my doorstep, 30 seconds away from the villa door. I think I like Crete a little bit.


Brinkmanship, barbecues and bodies beautiful!

It has been another busy month here in paradise. It started with the Referendum on the bailout ‘offer’ from the EU that never was and ended with a heatwave, with lots happening in between. 840 more words