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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” It is indeed a sad day today faithful readers of “Jottings”. This is the last “Jotting” of 2011! This morning John said “we have not got any water!” “I said what have you done?” “He said nothing – I just turned it on! However as usual Kiria Fix it (Reggie) had the […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” We were suffering a little this morning – Cwist!! From our jolly evening yesterday and we were pondering on the Greek capacity for Cipero (I do not know if this is the correct spelling). Ake (the restauranter who was rolling out the red carpet to our group)– because of Mr fix it […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” Yesterday we motored up the west coast north of St George. We wanted to investigate some of the beaches such¬† as Paramonas, Pendati and Ayios Gordhis. We had a good lunch @ Pelekas and sat on the beach here. Motored back to Villa wisteria ( John managed to reverse the car) into […]

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“Jottings from Corfu”

“Jottings from Corfu” I am sitting on the terrace of villa Wisteria writing this late in the evening. We were pretty full but decided to go for a pizza¬† Alexs’. Plenty more wine – some gratis and good Pizza. Curiously though Alex said “you tell Alison you naughty boy Paul and John, and Paul your […]

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“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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