Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” This morning the weather was an improving picture. After a slow start and trip to the very good and friendly lady butcher (unusual?) on the main road for rabbit for my stifado and some lamb for the BBQ we decided to go back to Spiros’ restaurant in Boukari. First we had the […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” A lazy day. Headed for Issos beach late AM. Lunch back @ Villa Wisteria – lamb kebabs and a Greek salad and plenty of local wine. Back to Issos beach. Got talking to some locals about the Greek economy. Here is an insight as to what is wrong here : A local […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” The thunder storm was still raging early this morning and so we decided that this was a good opportunity to go to Corfu town for the day. As we headed north the weather improved and when we arrived the rain had relented. We could clearly see the western European influence in the […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” Today we headed up the east coast to Perami to see the chapel. This chapel is built out in the sea connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway. After this we motored back down the east coast to Bukari where we had the best meal yet @ Spiros Karidis fish taverna. […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” Dear avid and loyal readers of Jottings we have made an interesting and important discovery with respect to the Greek coffee- under no circumstances drink the stuff! This pale sand like substance when mixed with water is un drinkable. However, it does have a rather unexpected use. When poured into an ashtray […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” We are sitting on the terrace of Villa Wisteria. A satisfying lunch and a fair bit of vino. I would cc Danni and miss Alison but the technology has beaten me – alas! Anyway some interesting facts – I have ordered some rabbit to make Stifado but apparently there are now no […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” Yesterday we decided to stay locally with a day on Issos beach.Obviously this was broken up by a very fine lunch @ Balis taverna in the hills overlooking Bukari which as you know looks out over the east coast. On arriving @ Balis I nearly managed to reverse the car into some […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” Yesterday we took the scenic route (through the hills) to Myrtiossa beach on the north west coast. This beach was described by Laurence Durrell the writer “as perhaps the loveliest beach In the world”. We agree with Mr Durrell! We had lunch @ Elia taverna – probably the finest Moussaka we have […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” John & Danni, Having a tres Bon time. So far lunch on Tues @ Archontiko, dinner @ Alexs’, Wed lunch @ Lionardes cocktails @ a trendy bar on beach @ Issos – stunning spot and dinner @ Panorama. Today we are heading for the beach. Keith (Reg) and Jane are a mine […]

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Summer 2012 – flights on sale for July & August

Easyjet Summer 2012 – flights on sale for July & August!

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