A few days late, but I’ve made it to Z……..

I don’t like giving up on things.  I’ve been doing the April A to Z challenge where every day we are required to write a post starting with consecutive letters of the alphabet.  I started with a post about Artemis, the luckiest cat in Greece.  I wrote about dinghies and quad bikes.  I wrote about many Greek Islands that we’ve sailed to on our yacht Fandancer.  I even wrote about having to wash my knickers in a bucket.   But I fell at the very last hurdle and never wrote a post for Z……. Continue reading

X – how many words start with X?

Thanks to the fabulous attic sister who gave me the idea for my contribution in the A to Z challenge.  Do go and look at her blog, it’s full of lots of snippets of life on a ranch, antiques, animals, writing and photography.  She has a vast knowledge of all things Greek and has been a loyal follower of my recent posts about Greece.  She suggested a word for me starting with ‘X’ ……. Xanthos!

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T is for Trikeri – a magical island

Trikeri is a tiny Greek island in the Gulf of Volos, at the very end of the Pelion peninsula.  It is becoming a popular sailing area, as it is close to the islands of  Evia  to the south, and Skiathos to the east.  After our yacht Fandancer  was launched from the boatyard on Evia after the winter, we had a wonderful trip around the gulf of Volos, and Trikeri island was a very memorable place. Continue reading