Monthly Archives: January 2013

spring is in the air

well my friend was right, the days have been bright and storm free. The goats and lambs are out to graze and there is a stunning injection of colour as the mimosa trees are in bloom.

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Halcyon days

described as 7 days of calm over the winter when storms never occur, a friend commented that we are due to experience this in Paxos and I must say he may have got it spot on. The last few weeks … Continue reading

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open all hours

as with most ‘holiday’ destinations a majority of bars, taverna’s and coffee shops do close around the middle of October and open again come spring time. However, with around 2,500 permanent residence on the island we still need to shop, … Continue reading

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a taste of things to come

on a previous cooking demonstration with Spyro Anemogiannis we cooked this tasty dish, I’ve named it Paxos pie but I am sure it has a more authentic name! Paxos Pie  Makes one huge pie to feed about 12 people 1 … Continue reading

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wild pickings

spring time in Paxos brings an abundance of wild flowers and vegetables, huge clumps of wild Madonna lilly’s, purple honesty, cyclamen, blue-bells and baby narcissus form ‘blanket’s all over the island. Wild asparagus can be found in certain parts and … Continue reading

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Erimitis today

with a storm brewing the landscape changes quite dramatically..   

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the idea behind our thinking

Paxos really does have so much more to offer than just the usual sun and sea holiday destination, the island is steeped in culture, beauty and some very colourful characters! We are hoping that March 2013 will be the first … Continue reading

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