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We are not always in Corfu

We are not always in Corfu


Despite the rainy days we have here in Corfu, I think this photo taken from the Shard in London In January sums up the reasons people yearn to live in the Mediterranean! Grey, grey, grey!

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year


The last of the decorations came down in our house on 12th Night, following the British tradition. Last to go was the garland on the door, to be replaced with the "Big Onion" - Scilla Maritima or Urginea Maritima is the scientific name for what most Greeks know as the squill bulb hung on to the front door on New Year's Eve.

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Christmas in Corfu

Christmas in Corfu


One of the best parts of the Christmas holidays in Greece, for people like me who love the whole experience of decorating the house, cooking traditional specialities - both Greek and English.

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Happy 2015 from Corfu!

Happy 2015 from Corfu!


Corfuhomefinders - let us find your perfect home in Corfu! Whatever your interest - luxury villa, village house for renovation, family home, holiday home, investment property or a plot of land to build your dream home, we can help.

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Christmas Coffee Morning

Christmas Coffee Morning


Well, it might be approaching December but some days Corfu doesn't seem to realise it! Sunny days and vast sandy beaches mean that we just HAVE to get out and take the dogs for a walk.

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Corfu has something for everyone

Corfu has something for everyone


Driving back from the beach on Sunday we passed this village property which has been for sale for some time. It is a lovely old stone manor house, with a small courtyard garden and outbuildings.

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July in Corfu

July in Corfu


Well, it has to be said that this year July is not the way it normally is. We have experienced some wonderfully cool evenings, quite a bit of rain, waterspouts yesterday, and today this lovely rainbow with its pot of gold at the bottom of our garden. Must be a good omen!

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Buying a villa in Corfu

Buying a villa in Corfu


This week we had one of those days when we realised, yet again, the difference between the job of an estate agent in Corfu and the UK.

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Driving through a cloud

Driving through a cloud


I know they say its a good idea to view property in the rain so that you see it at its worst, but today's viewing was taking this to the extreme.

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