Monthly Archive: September 2008

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Property Of The Day

After more than a week of unseasonally cool weather, today looks like being another proper summer day, so that the house I have chosen to spotlight came into mind because it is the perfect...

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Flowers

Not wanting to be out-done by Susan with the lovely salad picked from her garden, here are some flowers picked from my garden. I may not win the Corfu flower arranging prize, but I...

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Another Aspect Of Corfu Life

Anyone able to offer a home to one (or even two) of these beautiful puppies which are driving their owner mad! As always several people said that they would have one, and then for...

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A New Investment Alternative?

With the ‘credit crunch’ in the UK, many people who have some capital available are finding that it is still not enough for them to buy a property with a mortgage. Now here is...

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Orbs In The Rain

Last week’s storm, which broke the long run of hot sunshine, also began a conversation in our household about “orbs” in digital photography. We took several photographs of the rain, darkness, and thunder and...

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Buying In Corfu With A Mortgage

It is becoming increasingly popular for Europeans to buy their property in Corfu with locally arranged mortgages. Many of them visit with the intention of buying and know that they will probably find a...

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Sunday Lunch In Old Perithia

After last Sunday’s torrential rain and thunderstorms, this Sunday was a complete change. Clear blue skies and a light breeze, we decided it was the perfect day to take our visitors for their first...

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Property Of The Day

Conversion from an old stone property, this partly finished house has a large garden and a lovely view. When finished it will be a two double bedroomed house within walking distance of the village...

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October Concerts

A series of concerts by Volante Strings and Friends from Worcestershire UK will take place on 26th (Villa Spanopoulos, Ropa Valley), 27th (Casa Lucia, Sgombou) and 28th (Villa Pacolina, Gouvia) October. They will comprise...

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XL Bankruptcy

Obviously the collapse of the XL Leisure Group has been the main topic of conversation here in Corfu over the last few days, and something that is very hard to avoid. Tourists have been...