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Symi:  A bit of colour

One of the effects of climate change which, despite what some may say, scientific evidence shows overwhelmingly is not a myth, is increased unpredictability in the weather.  Even on the Greek islands you can’t assume that usual climate patterns will … Continue reading

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Symi: it’s good to be back

I didn’t manage to get the issues sorted out which prevented me coming back to Symi in April as planned but I bit the bullet, cut the Gordion knot, took the bull by the horns, and came back on 3 … Continue reading

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Symi: an eye catching trek

With temperatures rising and more stable summer weather settling in, by the middle of May the wide variety of flora and fauna, though still there, was becoming less evident on the Hot Rock which is Symi. Before my friend returned … Continue reading

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Symi: wildlife on a (moderately) wild walk, a micro view

Summer  seems to have settled into Symi in the last week.  Temperatures in the low twenties and rising.  Mostly clear skies.  With a gentle breeze walking in the mountains just about perfect. Walking with a friend for who, like me, … Continue reading

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Symi: funeral bells and the smell of death

In Greece Easter is a far more important celebration than Christmas.  Theologically that is as it should be, the birth of Christ was only the necessary first step, the reason for His coming was His death and resurrection.  Without Easter … Continue reading

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