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Photo article from Kardamili - a raging sea

43 days ago

…I took harvester B to visit the house of his hero Paddy Leigh Fermor in Kardamili. We peered over the walls and I told …


Storm alert at the Greek Hovel- will we be cut off by floods?

45 days ago

…test, we had planned to go to Kardamili as B is a Paddy Leigh Fermor nut and I might buy a few stocking fillers. …


Photo article: The Greek Hovel olive harvest 2021 - Day 0

50 days ago

…and I can’t buy a new one till tomorrow. As Paddy Leigh Fermor notes, the one complete bastard of a Greek is a … number on the history of Byzantium as well as one Paddy Leigh Fermor book. The library here grows more eclectic by the …


Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - a father & children pass through the back streets of Kambos

165 days ago

…Kambos. Perhaps it is the damning words of Paddy Leigh Fermor in “The Mani” dismissing this as an ugly and …


Forest Fire and global warming report from the Greek Hovel

169 days ago

…sandy beach in Kardamili, the one by the house of Paddy Leigh Fermor. As it is without toilets or any beach bar and is …


Photo article from the Greek Hovel: From hell towards heaven

178 days ago

…coast and shortly after the right turn down to Paddy Leigh Fermor’s house we turned left up into the …


Shock horror in Kardamili, will Paddy Leigh Fermor be spinning in his grave?

199 days ago

…on Sea, Kardamili, the small Greek Town where Paddy Leigh Fermor built his home here in Greece. It is not the town …


Photo Article from the Greek Hovel August 2020- Day 8, an afternoon in Kardamili

522 days ago

…in August, Kardamili, the town where my hero, Paddy Leigh Fermor, made his home, becomes Islington on Sea. I …


Photo article - Paddy Leigh Fermor's house almost renovated

1142 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

1236 days ago

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

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