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If you’d like to rent the Greek hovel this year…

46 days ago

…If you fancy splendid isolation in the Paddy Leigh Fermor land of the Mani, it is the place to be. And …


Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - for Uncle Chris, the global warming is still here

78 days ago

…between the Mani’s most famous resident, Paddy Leigh Fermor, and his friend, Deborah Mitford, the Duchess of …


Photo article from Kardamili - a raging sea

204 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?

205 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

211 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

326 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

330 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

339 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?

360 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

683 days ago

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

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