Tag Archives: Greek Islands

Tilos: what is getting the goat of the island’s landscape?

My attention was suddenly diverted from picking my way through the excessively prickly vegetation on a narrow mountain-side agricultural terrace to get into position for a photo of yet another abandoned olive press. A noise like a turkey having its … Continue reading

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Tilos: traumatic changes and empty shells

If you get bored with the words and just want to look at the pictures, scroll down and click on the ones you want to see larger.  But there are a few more words at the end. Norman Tebbit, one of the … Continue reading

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Grey Britain, Canada, Greece: a philosophy of travel

It is widely believed that in the UK when the weather is dominated by high pressure the sky is blue and the sun shines, luxuriatingly hot in the summer, icy cold and exhilarating in winter.  It can be but is … Continue reading

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