I wish that I could write an audio blog. Just been out on the upstairs terrace before going to bed, and there is a light breeze blowing a faint scent of wood smoke and hyacinth, a squashed moon on the wane, and the most amazing background buzz of hundreds of frogs way down in the valley below.
One of the things I have always loved about Greece is the way Christmas doesn't end on Boxing Day.
According to our local informants the north west is on the up and up! New design-oriented bars and tavernas are opening up in Arillas and the neighbouring villages and resorts, and up-market clientele are booking villas overlooking the sunset for their Corfu holidays.