Monthly Archive: August 2008

I'm Back! 0

I'm Back!

I’ve just returned from my summer holiday – home to England, where else? Fed up with the heat, the invasion of Italians, and encouraged by the fact that high season in Corfu is generally...

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Lunch From The Garden

Well, okay, not all from our garden, but one of the best things about Corfu in summer is the abundance of fresh, tasty produce straight from the land. In my salad the tomatoes and...

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Handmade Furniture

This beautiful handmade table is made from olive wood and walnut. The marquetry is composed of red palissandre, dark blue palissandre, lemon, walnut, ash and acajou. All the carvings and laquer work have been...

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A Slightly Surreal Hot August Day

Set off this morning to show a village house that hasn’t attracted much attention up to now. Our French clients had been very specific about which properties they wanted to see and this was...

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15th August 2008

August 15 is the day that Orthodox Greeks celebrate the Dormition (falling asleep) and Assumption of the Virgin Mary. The Feast of the Assumption celebrates both Mary’s natural death, and her assumption bodily into...

You Also Know It's Summer When… 0

You Also Know It's Summer When…

It’s so hot my lipstick melted in my handbag. There’s nowhere to park anywhere near the beach. All the petrol stations have gaggles of motorbikes waiting to fill up. It seems you see a...