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Cee's Black and White Challenge - any kind of seating.

The topic for Cee’s Black and White challenge this week is ‘any kind of seating’.

Changing coloured photos to black and white images gives them a new lease of life, don’t you think? 88 more words


Shop signs In Greece - A to Z challenge, the letter 'S'

Continuing our sailing trip around the Greek Islands, I’ve come across various signs and notices. Here’s a few of my favourites… 59 more words


Aphrodite's Tears by Hannah Fielding

In Hannah Fielding’s latest novel a young archaeologist who travels to the remote island of Helios to investigate an ancient shipwreck, becomes caught in a web of dark obsession, mystery and seduction. 336 more words

Book Review

Rat on board......

This is a true story about a visitor on board our yacht Fandancer, which happened last year when we were sailing around the Greek Islands…… 498 more words


Perfect Paxos, but a terrible map....

Paxos is probably our favourite Greek island.  It’s very small, just 5 miles long, and just over 7 miles south of the tip of Corfu.  It’s very popular with sailors, as the bay in Lakka is one of the most beautiful anchorages in Greece. 677 more words


Panoramas of Greece

One Word Photo Challenge – Panorama

I enjoy these weekly photo challenges as you can interpret the prompts in many ways.  To me, ‘Panorama’ implies a lovely view, often taken from above. 118 more words


Things you never knew about Ouzo - A to Z challenge

You can’t visit Greece without trying ouzo, the local anise-infused alcohol which smells like liquorice, accompanied by a dish of mezes or on its own.  There’s nothing better than sailing into a little Greek harbour, then after mooring up, going ashore to sit in a seafront taverna, with a cold glass of ouzo! 566 more words