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After I’d carried our luggage down the 13 steps, while Lin drove on down Democracy Street to park, I returned for our shopping - packed in three cardboard trade boxes. Carried down, I placed these beside the luggage, inside the porch, our the closest door. ...
DEMOCRACY STREET
DEMOCRACY STREET
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Ερημίτης Erimitis
My friend the writer Richard Pine, who lives in a village in the north of Corfu, has drawn my attention to a recent article by Gerald Durrell’s widow - Lee Durrell . Richard has drawn attention to the 'development' of Erimitis  in the international press ( ...
Ερημίτης Erimitis
Ερημίτης Erimitis
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A day in Sarandë - "Faleminderit"
Democracy Place in Saranda, Albania I shall view the town of Saranda as less distant, less foreign, having just been there for the day. Lin and I went there once before - during a guided tour to Butrint. We were a lightly shepherded group; an unpatronising ...
A day in Sarandë - "Faleminderit"
A day in Sarandë - "Faleminderit"
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Scale insects, ants and citrus trees
Every morning I check the citrus leaves. Are there or are there not more scale insects? Where I see an accretion I examine the small black round shapes, sometimes having a white halo round their edges; more like a flattened egg, with no sign of insect legs ...
Scale insects, ants and citrus trees
Scale insects, ants and citrus trees
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Supper at the end of May
“To logariasmo!” “Terrible meal!” says Mark to the young man who’s been serving us at Panorama in Ag Markos “Call the manager! We’re not coming here again” Mezes, Greek salad, saganaki, grilled aubergines, baked courgettes, tzadziki, bread, then pancetta fo...
Supper at the end of May
Supper at the end of May
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A visit from my son
Our son turned up at Democracy Street , unannounced as he prefers. I’m always half expecting such surprises; wondering if it was I or he or she who left the key in the door. When anyone’s here, sleeping below, I, in the morning, put on my slippers and, in d...
A visit from my son
A visit from my son
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Yacht Summer Song
Selling Summer Song . I’ve been putting it off. Procrastinating for
months. For sale in Greece - Yacht Summer Song Snapdragon 27 sailing yacht with possibility of
local mooring in Corfu. Length 8.28m, 27’2”. Beam 2.59m, 8’6”. Tonnage 7.5.
Draft 1.40m, 2’9”....
Yacht Summer Song
Yacht Summer Song
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Tasks
There are louvred exterior window shutters that are near indestructible, their colour running right through like words in 'Brighton Rock'; to be bought on the internet, delivered by courier; maintenance a damp cloth. On our house the shutters are wooden, ha...
Tasks
Tasks
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