Category Archives: Family

Who are You? Day Four Assignment

Well who is my audience and who am I hoping it might be? Hmmmm, probably someone a bit like me, trying hard to be wonder-woman and not really managing to keep up, perhaps also living an equally chaotic life juggling … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Blogging 101

Well, I have just signed up to a WordPress course on how to be a better blogger.  This is the first assignment titled Introduce yourself to the World, so bear with me.  I do have an ‘About Me’ page already … Continue reading

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Aussie Friends to stay in Crete

Can’t begin to say how excited we were when our friends from Canberra said they could join us in Crete for a week.  They worked their summer trip to Europe around a week here with us.  Enormous fun, and we … Continue reading

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Best Friends

You know when you are little at school, you have a best friend who changes almost daily usually because of someone taking your pencil or stealing your rubber and then has to be not your best friend any more and … Continue reading

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Oops!

Blimey, nearly a year since I last visited my WordPress blog.  Too much has happened that would be totally boring to most people – but to paraphrase:  September, October and November 2015, were spent pretty much in my car on … Continue reading

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My Summer 2014

It all started really well, my garden was beginning to look good, flowers flowering, roses budding, and the tortoise warming up nicely.  I have even grown tomatoes in special tomato grow-bags which have done what they were meant to – … Continue reading

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My Year So Far…….

Oh crikey, it’s been months and months since I have been here.  So what have I been doing?  Well, what haven’t I been doing?  In the last six months, if not nine actually, there has been been one wedding, one … Continue reading

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Best Friends in Crete

I have just waved goodbye to my two best friends after a week in Crete (together with Ascot Liz’s fab husband) in our lovely temporary Cretan home.  We three have been friends since we were eleven and were all sent … Continue reading

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St Nicholas’ Chapel,Georgioupolis, Crete

I am rather of the DH Lawrence used to live in Florence school of thought (if it had been Compton Mackenzie he’d have called it Firenze) when it comes to Greek names.  So rather than saying all the Gs in … Continue reading

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Cretan Food Shopping and Cooking

Luckily the owner of the local supermarket speaks a little English so with my shopping list in hand I went looking for all sorts of goodies.  Feta cheese, myzithra a curd type cheese sold in a plastic bag, and some … Continue reading

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