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Symi: Autumn life

Back home in Grey Britain now.  Warmer than average for this time of year, cloud acting as insulating blanket kept temperatures up through much of November – but spirits down. Mostly between what mountaineers call ‘claggy’ and ‘very claggy’ – … Continue reading


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Greece, Symi: here’s hoping

I usually come back from Greece to the UK for August, partly because of the heat but mostly in order to sort out my garden, harvest fruit and veg and store it away for the winter months.   In the throes … Continue reading

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Symi: back to a waterhole in the desert

During the summer on Symi and the other islands I visited, I went walking in the mountains every day.  Since I have been home I have been out very little even though I live at the edge of the Brecon … Continue reading

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Symi:  Wildlife safari.

The searing heat of summer on The Hot Rock has passed.  Life is beginning to emerge again from the crisp remains of the scorched landscape.  Trekking in the mountains reveals more every day as plants and animals emerge from the … Continue reading

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