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 

In which a seacock fails to do it’s job, but washing gets done….

Today was a very stressful day for me, I think as I get older I have developed OCD and cannot stand mess or things out of place. We motored the few miles from Vonitsa to the boatyard pontoon, stopping for fuel on the way, as its best to leave the diesel tank full, to prevent diesel bug growth invading the fuel.

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