Thursday May 23, 2019
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Photo article - Paddy Leigh Fermor's house almost renovated

165 days ago

…As you may have gathered Paddy Leigh Fermor is a bit of a hero of mine although I am the …


Photo article: Joshua and his dad on a walking tour of the back streets of Kambos

259 days ago

…The man from whome Joshua gets his middle name, Paddy Leigh Fermor, was not very kind about Kambos, the nearest …


Photo Article - Paddy Leigh Fermor's house in Kardamili

269 days ago

…As you may know, the house my hero, Paddy Leigh Fermor, built in Kardamili is being renovated as some …


Walking through the burning Greek Sun - not plain sailing

313 days ago

…I tried to suck it in,  I thought of how Paddy Leigh Fermor and Bruce Chatwin would have done a walk like …


Doing a bit of a Paddy Leigh Fermor at the Greek Hovel and boosting the local economy

455 days ago

…road from the Greek Hovel, all round superhero Paddy Leigh Fermor decided that he needed to go back to England for …


Photo Article: Can I buy your sawdust? I said to the man with the sweetest kitten - he looked puzzled

536 days ago

…we had sent photos of the big external door at Paddy Leigh Fermor's house down the road in Kardamili. Take away the …


Sitting in the Caribbean Beach Bar in Greece repels me and sends my blood pressure zooming

633 days ago

…forces we call "progress." Writing in the 1960s Paddy Leigh Fermor saw Greece at a crossroads. Would it try to …


Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - I'm happy to pinch ideas as a magnificent new doorway takes shape

642 days ago

…of ideas moves down the coast to the house that Paddy Leigh Fermor built just outside Kardimili. A thick wooden door …


Photo Article: Maybe not see you in a Greek Court Bitchez - as Paddy says, 1% of Greeks are bastards

707 days ago

…It is the father who goes to show that, as ever, Paddy Leigh Fermor has the Greeks nailed. 99% of Greeks are the …


Photo Article: Back in Kardamili with the Mrs - More global warming and mixed feelings

745 days ago

…by the Sea. Partly because it was home to Paddy Leigh Fermor and partly becuase it is just incredibly pretty, …


Good Greek bad Greek at Athens airport

767 days ago

…I have remarked many times before on Paddy Leigh Fermor's good Greek bad Greek thesis. 99% of Greeks are …


Photo article: Visiting the old bridge underneath double murder bridge of Kambos

828 days ago

…their temporary resting place. I thought also of Paddy Leigh Fermor finding a dead body on a dry river bed as he …


Photo article: A new bridge is spotted under the double murder bridge near Kambos - I must investigate

828 days ago

…a good time to investigate. When the heroic  Paddy Leigh Fermor walked into the Mani and towards his first stop …


Photo Article - the House of Paddy Leigh Fermor in Kardimili part 4

1040 days ago

…away. As does the house of all round superhero Paddy Leigh Fermor which I visited with my wife and my father and …


Visit to Paddy Leigh Fermor's House part 3 - My father holds Court

1065 days ago


Paddy Leigh Fermor's House visit part two- yes of course poor people must subsidise the upper middle classes

1075 days ago

…fellow like me to gain admittance to the house of Paddy Leigh Fermor here in Kardamili, after much huffing and puffing …


The Patronising Patrician Twit looks down his nose at me at Paddy Leigh Fermor's house

1077 days ago

…no-one took exact directions to the house of Paddy Leigh Fermor which is about three quarters of a mile outside … Brit and asked him how we might secure entrance. Paddy Leigh Fermor attracts disproportionate admiration from elitist …


5 O'Clock Today - we manage to secure access to Paddy Leigh Fermor's house

1078 days ago

…have written before about the war hero and writer Paddy Leigh Fermor. He was an all round superhero and also Mr Mani, …


Paddy Leigh Fermor & the Vlachs by Tom Winnifrith (not me my father!)

1100 days ago

…War hero, author, all round superhero Paddy Leigh Fermor lived down the road from where I am in the Mani … issue 5 of The Philhellene, the newsletter of the Paddy Leigh Fermor Society and there is an article in it by Tom …


Happier Times at the Kardamili Police Station

1454 days ago

…all round. I have noted before the observation of Paddy Leigh Fermor that 99 in 100 Greeks are the most generous, …


I was dragged to the Police station in Kardamili and bullied, Greece in context

1698 days ago

…I preface this all with some comments of Paddy Leigh Fermor in his book the Mani. Paddy has just been ripped … our hotel contemplating how events had unfolded. Paddy Leigh Fermor was right about the Greeks. This one bad …


Paddy Leigh Fermor, The Mani and Kambos

1702 days ago

…to the attention of the wider world was Paddy Leigh Fermor, a truly amazing man once described as a mixture … For any number of reasons I have to regard Paddy Leigh Fermor as a total superstar.  But I wonder if he …


Bitten by a Duck in Kardamili Greece as the Mrs laughed loudly

1727 days ago

…slightly newer housing including the house that Paddy Leigh Fermor built for himself. My family stayed there once as …


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