The Corfu Blog (June 2009)


Midsummer's Day


June 24 is Midsummer's Day here in Greece - although you would hardly know it by the very unseasonal…

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All change


There's not been a lot of spare time for blogging this last week. Susan and Diana have been busy run…

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I saw it


On Friday evening, as our sons' visit to Corfu was nearing its close, we went en-famille to one of t…

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First cicada!


Always a milestone in my calendar, yesterday we heard our first cicada (14th June) as opposed to las…

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Dog disasters


We always used to have Labradors, usually two, to keep each other company. Then we didn't have a dog…

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Water conservation


I am always trying to find a quicker, easier, less time-consuming way to water the garden, without u…

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How nice to be small


Last Friday, the Daily Mail ran a very nice piece on Corfu property, headed 'A Greek Treasure - ther…

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