August 21, 2016 The sound of the tzitzikia is so loud, I comment to a friend as we sit beneath a lemon tree in Maroussi, Athens. I notice as I chat away that the stridulation is sporadic – one moment the cicadas are humming in full swing, the next stopping before the next chorus inevitably reaches a crescendo […]Read More Underneath the Lemon Tree
When a friend suggested I join a week long yoga retreat in Crete, I was reticent at first. What was I to expect? Long hours of meditation? Tying myself in knots? Or worse. Starving myself?Read More Kastelli, Kissamos, Crete: a perfect haven for a Yoga Retreat
An informative travelogue-turned-quest to find a rare fish for dinner on the immensely beautiful, island of Agistri in the Argo-Saronic gulf, Greece.Read More The Fish hook Island of Agistri (with or without Katsoules).
You dont have to speak the language to hear the desperation in the old man’s voice. We have boarded the subway train for the journey to Piraeus. A little old man shuffles up, then down the train, his arm outstretched proferring an empty plastic cup in hope that someone will place a few euros into it. He is […]Read More From Kifissia to Piraeus