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The Year of the Parsnip

This is the Year of the Ox, to be precise, the Year of the Metal Ox.  It began on 12 February and replaced the Year of the Rat.  At least for the Chinese.  For me, 1 March marked the end … Continue reading

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No wild walks in Greece: taking a positive view.

One of the inevitable consequences of spending the last three summers trekking in Greece has been that the garden has been neglected.  It’s about ¼ acre, a lot to neglect.    Many people living nearby have moved as they got … Continue reading

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Greece: on the edge

Apologies. The last week or so I have been rushing around like the proverbial, if biologically unidentified, blue arsed fly.  Constantly under time pressure.  The main reason for being in Grey Britain these days is to be with family and … Continue reading

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