Archive for 2011

End of the Symi Dream year

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 1 Comment
Categorized Under: Day to day

I’ve got a couple of short ‘Symi in 20 seconds’ videos for you today; the usual duff quality but there you go. The first was taken in the harbour yesterday, at the bridge. It’s just to give you a quick glimpse of Yialos as it was yesterday, with cheery music playing from the town hall […]

Tax and skis, skis and tax, don’t know where I am

Friday, December 30th, 2011 No Comments
Categorized Under: Day to day

[caption id="attachment_6244" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Luxury item?"][/caption] Here’s an early morning, rambling thought. I was just looking at an article in ekathimerini.com on the wonderful subject of ‘Additional burden on tax payers.’ It says that more than 2.5 million people in Greece will be affected by new income-calculating measures in the coming months. Basically, if you […]

Symi Vs Romney Marsh, can you be everywhere?

Thursday, December 29th, 2011 No Comments
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[caption id="attachment_6237" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Village view"][/caption] I woke up thinking about villages and village life. I have no idea why. Maybe because yesterday I heard the town hall announcement through the speakers; it was telling everyone about an event being held last night. I got to thinking that there are actually a huge amount of […]

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