Tag Archives: Greece

No trainers needed – Ithaca edition

I’m back from a week (mostly) in the sun.   Time away from the laptop with family and Himself on the tiny Greek island that I love was fantabulous.  Despite having been there quite a few times, I got to … Continue reading

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This is the way we do holidays

I am on holiday with my family in Ithaca – a teeny Greek island. It’s beautiful. Despite weather forecasts predicting thunder storms, the weather is beautiful too. For some, this would mean a holiday involving mostly this: This: And this: … Continue reading

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A deserted Greek house

I’m not keen on walking but I do love it when, like today, I find a deserted house. This is the ghird year I’ve found one, making us think that when people die here, their houses are left intact and … Continue reading

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Ithaca holiday – additional bits

I came home in the end rather than hiding out in the big villa I mentioned in my last post.  I think I’d rather still be perfecting my snorkeling (who am I kidding? – getting to grips with a leaky … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 7 – goodbye

Tomorrow morning we leave :( Well, we should. As you would expect with me, not everything has gone to plan and this evening i discovered,as i attempted a shower that we only had a teeny dribble of water from the … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 6 – Greek men

Before I came on holiday someone suggested I find myself a Greek man while I was here. I am happy to report I have found three. Their combined age is around 190. We have Costas who I mentioned the other … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 5 – triathlon and a donkey

Today I did a triathlon. Pog style. First, I climbed up a mountain to a beautiful church (ok, we drove part way but mum and I climbed the last, hardest part). Second, I swum and snorkelled with the fishies (not … Continue reading

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