Tag Archives: Ithaca

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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Greek animals great and small

This time last week I was in Ithaca.  My body is back in the UK – I know this because of things like the sudden drop in temperature and the number of e-mails I’ve got through this week.  My head … 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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Holiday daftness

Tonight as we walked to the local taverna, I said I’d buy and write some postcards after dinner. ‘Don’t buy any stamps’ dad said ‘I have three with me.’ Last year I bought postcards, added stamps and before I wrote … Continue reading

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Adventures at sea

Last year, despite being a sea sick sort of person who couldn’t snorkle because I don’t like getting my face wet and don’t like sea water drying on me, I went on an all eay snorkelling trip. This year, despite … Continue reading

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It’s not all relaxing…

…ok, it is really. But I’ve not forgotten the owls and today was owl marathon day. I started on the beach, receiving odd looks from two elderly ladies taking their morning dip when I pulled out my wool and crochet … Continue reading

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A gentle walk

Today Mum and I went on a gentle walk. Mum was sure she knew where she was going…she demostrated this by telling me to turn right while holding her left arm out. I should have known it wasn’t going to … Continue reading

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