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A kiwi expat in Greece for almost a lifetime with a love for both countries. I love to record life in my adopted country as I see it today and remember how it was 'back then'. This my view of life on a small Greek island.
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  • More Greek Celebrations 1 day ago  Lockdown, quarantine, doesn't make any difference.   Festivities continue.Sunday 28 February was the celebration of the Prodigal Son,  the rich young man who wasted his inheritance, became a herder of pigs and then crawled back in disgrace to his father who welcomed him back into the family...
  • Another Type of Greek Cheese Pie 6 days ago   Another Greek speciality, a feta cheese pie without pastry.  In some areas this is called a 'batter pie' (zimaropita) and in others a 'flour pie' (alevropita).  We had one specially made for us in a small village in the mountain area in the north called Zagorohoria.  It was like a large...
  • Cheese Pie Recipe 1 week ago  This is a repost of the cheese pie/tiropita recipe I posted in 2017.  I usually make it with a little white sauce (bechamel) but here have used semolina instead.  Don't go overboard on the semolina.  It does thicken as it cools down .  It's a long recipe because I've given all sorts of...
  • February Photos 1 week ago  Our next door neighbour was still harvesting tomatoes till a week ago.  I think this is probably the last of them.  Any left on the plants will have been flash frozen after this last cold spell.  He did extremely well though to be still eating his own tomatoes in February.Along with the...
  • What To Do But Eat 1 week ago  When it's cold, stir up the fire, put on a pot of something, eat and drink.We didn't get snow in the end,  just a couple of flurries but Athens was covered in thick snow and still is in the outer suburbs.The Acropolis and Parthenon covered in snow Lunch was fark-ess.  Lentils to you.I ate...

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07:40 AM August 19, 2017

Very interesting

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