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Symi, world cup view from the Rainbow Bar

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments
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[caption id="attachment_12561" align="alignleft" width="300"] Two satellites with a 1.5 second delay between them; instant replay![/caption] I was watching football the other evening. Actually, it was on Saturday (James: hope you enjoyed watching it simultaneously in the old fish market), but the following observations are based on having now watched several games, so I am not […]

Symi (and Greece) at risk of forest fires

Saturday, July 5th, 2014 No Comments
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[caption id="attachment_12554" align="alignleft" width="285"] Fire risks in Greece[/caption] No silly nonsense today, this is quite important. Very important actually. Apparently Symi is one of the islands that are currently at greater risk of forest fires (category 4 out of five at the moment). Not a lot of people know that if you spot a fire […]

A college of prisoners while waiting for OTE

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments
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[caption id="attachment_12547" align="alignleft" width="300"] Neil’s brother joined us on a morning walk yesterday[/caption] This could lead anywhere. I’m sitting here (yesterday as you read this) waiting for the OTE man to come and check our phone. You may remember that we had been having problems with it since the line was changed last week. Every […]

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