Thursday December 13, 2018
Photo article: a tale of two cheeses at Christmas: both arrived yesterday
The Mrs has to give a lecture on “Greed is Good” – will she do so as well as Gordon Gekko?
My first visit to a Greek bank in three years, I'm half way to owning a gun!


My first visit to a Greek bank in three years, I'm half way to owning a gun!

3 days ago

The rabid Brexiteer holed up in Greece sneered the metropolitan elitist remainer

6 days ago

Photo report from the Olive harvest at the Greek Hovel Day 3: the Albanian cavalry arrive

10 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel Joshua says its "my bed" as workmen eff it up

47 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - A Lizard enjoys the 23 degree heat

55 days ago

One hour back in Britain and I am already jolly cross and want to head back to Greece

94 days ago

Photo Article - the Roma at the Court House in Kalamata and Greek indifference

98 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel – disaster averted

113 days ago

Photo Article: Fear not Olaf & the Mrs: chairs arrive at the Greek Hovel

117 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel: Doors and windows

120 days ago

A great and exciting day looms – I move into the Greek Hovel tomorrow!

121 days ago

Jesus Wept! The Greeks bring disaster upon themselves – snagaroo at the Hovel

132 days ago

Easyjet and the nasty food currency scam it inflicts on its customers

145 days ago

Waiting for Godot, aka a Bulgarian xxxx at the Greek Hovel.

149 days ago

Walking through the burning Greek Sun - not plain sailing

151 days ago

Sweating for Woodlarks – Mad Dogs and all that, strolling in Greece

153 days ago

Farewell to the Greek Hovel & Kambos - 240 trees and out

192 days ago

Back at the Greek Hovel - snake report: two more corpses

203 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - yes: the bat room now has a door, window and ceiling:

212 days ago

UK Investor Show 2018 Video - Harry Adams of Kefi Minerals

217 days ago

Hat Tip to Easyjet CEO Johan Lundgren for taking me seriously as a customer

274 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Beaufort, Big Sofa and whose bed will I sleep in tonight?

285 days ago

For my father and I it was a great day as both our rugby teams won but its a history fail for the BBC

291 days ago

Photo Article - the Dry River at the Greek Hovel is gushing and indeed another has appeared

294 days ago

Photo article: A Spectacular view from the big ugly church in Kambos

294 days ago

A day of non appearances at the Greek Hovel and I fear I'm outed as a failed pyromaniac

296 days ago

Photo article: from bikini clad women in the sea to snow covered mountains in half an hour

298 days ago

Photo article - "the alpine" Greece that so few Northern Europeans ever see

298 days ago

Two views from my hotel window in Kalamata - 48 hours is a long time in weather terms

374 days ago

Photo article: The Greece you don't see - the Kalamata seafront and Taygetos mountains in December

375 days ago

The storm - no olive harvesting today

381 days ago

Photo Article for Paul Roberts: Traffic Jam on Kambos High street

386 days ago

Video - Joshua in action, why I could not write any articles yesterday

464 days ago

Fuck you Germanos - I lose my rag in Kalamata

466 days ago

Photo Article: My son and Heir, Joshua, in Greece

466 days ago

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

471 days ago

I am having to boycott the new "creperie" in Kambos - this is appalling

474 days ago

Off on a road trip with Joshua to see his inheritance and the snakes

475 days ago

Photo Article Real Progress at the Greek Hovel but....

489 days ago

Photo: Picking gooseberries in the glorious English Rain at Shipston - how I would miss our summer rains

516 days ago

Photo Article: So I picked up a young woman and was shamed

539 days ago

Photo Article: Frigana slashing at the Greek Hovel part 2 - Lightning stops play

548 days ago

The Vagina Monologues - red face for myself at the breakfast table

559 days ago

Photo Article - back at the Greek Hovel - it is starting to look rather beautiful, but there is bad news

561 days ago

Photo Article - another dead snake at the Greek Hovel: slight change of accommodation plans

561 days ago

A nervous traveller to Kalamata caught between Scylla and Charybdis at Gatwick Airport

562 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day ..whatever: a disastrous week

578 days ago

In trouble with the Police again

581 days ago

After three years...building work starts at the Greek Hovel. Laptop off!

586 days ago

Can I be a victim too? Virtue signalling is such fun as I suffer a hate crime at Gatwick

587 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 21: Trousers now a real issue - they are falling down

598 days ago

Photo article: Diary of a diabetic day 18 - a tale of two soups

600 days ago

Diary of a diabetic Day 15 - Disastrous fishing and 6.8 on the bloods - far too low far too high

604 days ago

The Motorway reaches Kalamata - good news and bad

606 days ago

Sitting in my favourite restaurant in Kalamata all alone with an ouzo - gosh I'm glad to be out of this game

661 days ago

Photo Article: If this does not make my pal Evil Knievil salivate nothing will

664 days ago

The Bridge over the gorge - I date it and Dad & I work out why it is that old

666 days ago

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

667 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: A tale of two podcasters, I met a sheep with its hind leg trapped in the fence today

667 days ago

Photo Article: back at the Greek Hovel, a failed pyromaniac reports in

667 days ago

Photo article: My cunning plan turns out to be not so cunning after all - I now know what hell is

669 days ago

Photo article Mike the Vlach arrives and I meet his sister as well

670 days ago

Photo Article: Olives are not the only Fruit

731 days ago

Photo Article: The olive oil harvest at the Greek Hovel - I have a cunning plan

731 days ago

How much would my Greek Hovel lunch on Thursday have cost in London?

732 days ago

Sleep glorious sleep

733 days ago

Olive harvest at the Greek Hovel - day 7: They think it's all is now!

733 days ago

Day Four of the Olive harvest at the Greek Hovel: into the lair of the snake

736 days ago

The Lady from the British Council said sod the Greek peasants "what about the environment?"

738 days ago

Photo Article: day one of the olive harvest 2016 at the Greek Hovel

739 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: the storm clouds cover the mountains where the Greek Hovel lies

741 days ago

Photo: The global warming falling hard in the Mani Greece this year

742 days ago

Now at Athens Bus Station and freezing, I blame Paul Scott

743 days ago

Video - Do you understand why I love where I live in Greece now?

892 days ago

The EU immigrants living in fear and misery thanks to the lies of the liberal left

892 days ago

Photo Article: the road to Mistras

897 days ago

The Mrs heads home from Greece - life without her is very different, I'm back at the Hovel

909 days ago

Back at the Greek Hovel ...brown is the new green

922 days ago

So I told Nicho the communist about my snake encounter

929 days ago

A tale of two keys - late night panic at the Greek Hovel

935 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel - day 5

945 days ago

Amazing news from Greece - we have a forestry permit for the Greek Hovel, next step... a bribe?

947 days ago

Photo article: My first snow of the winter - in Greece 3 weeks ago

1088 days ago

Tom Winnifrith: Its 3 AM & Ive just checked myself into Hospital

1099 days ago

Winter in Kalamata

1104 days ago

Most Certainly ouzo o'clock - George the Albanian is located at last

1104 days ago

Major problemo at the Greek Hovel... Hell's teeth

1108 days ago

Paying an Electric bill for a witch: Greece does not work anymore & never worked

1254 days ago

I sit where Where Greek Independence began in 1821 as the country prepares to go bust

1287 days ago

My cunning travel plan to get back to Bristol - yes it involves ouzo

1287 days ago

Witnessing the great bank run first hand as I deposit money in Greece

1291 days ago

Happier Times at the Kardamili Police Station

1292 days ago

A two snake day & the Mrs is on a plane struck by lightening

1303 days ago

Tom Winnifrith: No Bearcast today but my dedication to you dear reader knows no bounds

1310 days ago

Suffering Head On Bike Crash in Greece – Feeling Bruised and stupid

1313 days ago

In praise of Nicho, Papou in Kambos

1440 days ago

The more I travel First Great Western the more I hate it

1458 days ago

Delayed at the Greek hovel ...but I work with Vangelis - the man in the pink shirt

1465 days ago

I need not have feared, lovely Eleni was right – I have power but the Vreki!

1468 days ago

Tom Winnifrith's BearCast 2nd December - New China AIM POS Revealed

1471 days ago

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

1537 days ago

Paddy Leigh Fermor, The Mani and Kambos

1540 days ago

My First Hangover at the Greek Hovel – getting to know the locals in Kambos

1542 days ago

The Double Murder in Kambos – the nearest village to the Greek Hovel

1558 days ago

How to get back to the UK from Greece – Jihadists and Ebola concern me

1560 days ago

At last...I have a real fan!

1601 days ago

Transport Issues at the Greek Hovel – Luckily I am Steve Frigging McQueen

1601 days ago

Easter Day Goat in Greece

1696 days ago

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