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Corfu Villages

Corfu Villages


One of the prettiest, I believe, is Giannades on the north west side of the island. It has its own beach - quite a walk, and for the nimble only, but well worth the effort. 

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Out and about in Corfu today

Out and about in Corfu today


Sunshine at last, and a walk in a part of Corfu that looks more English than England. Just the car registration numbers give the location away.

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Unusual Villas

Unusual Villas


We get so used to seeing an almost standard design of villas, but this article reminds us how it is possible to construct something so different and yet, in its own way, making the most of its environment. 

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Corfu Products

Corfu Products


Corfu really is becoming a centre for the establishment of local crafts and products. As well as Corfu Beer, which is becoming well known among artisan beers, there is olive oil from Corfu in specialist shops in Europe, while Corfu herbal teas and skin treatments etc. are featured in many outlets.

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Office Meeting in the Sun

Office Meeting in the Sun


By the time we had spread our smart phones, ipads and various files and papers over the table there was barely room for the cappuccinos and cakes, but we managed!

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Wild Flowers

Wild Flowers


A short walk in the rain and I picked this bunch of wild flowers. There are lots of Love-in-a-mist, Cow Parsley, some Rose Garlic and something I can't identify like a Cornflower, but in miniature and deep purple.

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The "Sven" effect

The "Sven" effect


Watchers of The Durrells on ITV will recognize the photo as the home of Mrs. Durrell's romantic interest, the Scandinavian Sven. I wonder how many will know that this lovely old olive press has been for sale for some time.

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Easter in Corfu

Easter in Corfu


Until the Easter celebrations begin in earnest at the beginning of Holy Week, it is easy to forget that this is bigger, more important, than Christmas in the Christian Orthodox calendar.

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