Tag Archives: Siones

Nisyros: Heritage Island

When I was young, summer holidays were a week at my grandparents’ in a small mining village in rural Carmarthenshire.   I took every opportunity to escape the boredom of sitting around the house and walk the mile or so up … Continue reading

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Nisyros: off the page and into the past.

Wednesday I decided to go off the page and into the past.  It kind of fitted the book which I’m reading, ‘The Eyre Affair’ by Jasper Fforde in which fiction and time are fluid and therefore changeable. First off I … Continue reading

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Nisyros: the bells, the dog , and the case of the disappearing snake

The usual start to the day with breakfast on the terrace was not quite the same on Sunday.  Normally the only issue of any moment is whether to choose to sit in the sun or the shade depending on the … Continue reading

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Nisyros: pushing along in ancient landscapes

Thursday and on my own again.  I felt the need to do something a bit more extreme than usual, push the limits a bit, prove I’m still alive and not just vegetating.  One of the effects of being on my … Continue reading

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