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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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  • Olive Oil Cake 3 days ago A cake I baked during Lent.  No eggs, no butter.  Does that mean that it's vegan?Choc-Orange Olive Oil Cake3/4 cup olive oil (you could use any vegetable oil)1 1/2 cup sugar2 cups orange juicezest from one orange3 soup spoons vinegar - I used home made wine vinegar.  Any sort will do6 soup...
  • Spring....again 1 week ago We are pretending it really is spring and doing some of the seasonal changeover chores that need to be done.  Last weekend we scrubbed half a dozen small rugs and hung them over the railings to drip.  We had two days of sunshine, just enough to get them all dry.  Every autumn we put down...
  • Back to Normal Transmission 1 week ago Easter has come and gone, till next year.We can relax at the 'green chairs' cafe, right beside the water and watch the line-up of  yachts come in for a few days of Poros experienceStill very early in the tourist season but there are a few yachts to watch and we admire the new electricity boxes for...
  • Balcony Garden 2 weeks ago These are photos of my daughters small balcony down in the maze of Poros town.  One day there will be a  curtain of bougainvillia falling from the balcony, growing up to the roof terrace aboveThe balcony is long and narrowThere is just enough room for two chairs either side of the fold down...
  • After Easter 2 weeks ago May 1st is a holiday for most.  Trains, buses and shipping comes to a halt as workers go on strike and gather in central Athens to demonstrate for more wages, better working conditions and a little affluence after so much  austerity.Families go on picnics, make May Day wreaths from the abundance...

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07:40 AM August 19, 2017

Very interesting

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