My favourite Greek island – Paxos.

Paxos is a small Greek island only five miles long and two miles wide.  It lies in the Ionian Sea off the west coast of Greece, just seven miles south of the tip of Corfu.   We have sailed here many, many times, and it is my favourite Greek Island. Continue reading

The first of the month – memories of Greece.

I first wrote this post exactly four years ago, and published on my Sailblogs site, which no longer exists.  So I’m re-posting it again here.

“Kalo Mina”. This is what you must say to a Greek person on the first day of the month – it means “have a good month”. So I tried it out on about four random Greeks today Continue reading

Sunday sunset……

While I sit here on a Sunday evening in front of a cosy log fire, I have been flicking through my many photos and cheered myself up by finding some Greek sunsets.

I hope you like them!


Anchored at Russian Bay near Poros.


Moored in the tiny shallow harbour at Episcopi, on Kalamos


Corfu sunset