Monday December 10, 2018
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!
So Oxford University hates working class kids right? Er…

PERSONAL, UNDILUTED VIEWS FROM TOM WINNIFRITH

Your money’s arriving avrio said the man at the Olive Press in Kambos

11 hours ago

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

12 hours ago

Day 5 of the Olive harvest at the Greek Hovel and a final P&L – Don’t all laugh

3 days ago

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

3 days ago

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

7 days ago

Photo Report: Day 2 of the olive harvest at the Greek Hovel

7 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel – the Olive harvest underway, Andrew Bell in action

10 days ago

Video from the Greek Hovel - rain, rain go away

12 days ago

Olive harvest plans are laid and 1 brave volunteer from England comes forward: any more?

34 days ago

Photo Article: One final walk in the hills above the Greek Hovel with Joshua & new wildlife diversity

41 days ago

Discussing the Iliad, the seven cities and the Greek Hovel with my father

41 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel… dead cat not bouncing

45 days ago

Photo Article from Eleni's Kourounis Taverna - Joshua reads the Gruffalo ahead of a castle walk on my back

47 days ago

Dragged to the Greek Hovel, Nicho the Communist gives his verdict on my olives….

49 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: So you are the man obsessed with Julie Meyer said the chap at Gatwick & don't be an ARS do the maths

53 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - my olives are looking good, despite everything

53 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - stairs and ceiling arrive

84 days ago

Arguing about money with lovely Eleni and her husband Nicho

91 days ago

Photo Article: a present from Greece for wine snob Evil Knievil

94 days ago

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

95 days ago

Photo article - walking to Zarnata Castle the other way with Joshua

96 days ago

Photo Article: The Long view of the Greek Hovel

96 days ago

Photo Article: back at the Greek Hovel and a 5th wedding anniversary lunch costing 18 Euro

100 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - wildlife diversity edition: the Mrs and Olaf both screamed

102 days ago

Photo article: trekking up to Zarnata castle with Joshua on my back - amazing views of Kambos and the Greek Hovel

105 days ago

Photos of the truly tiny Church of St Nicholas, near the Greek Hovel

106 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - almost there as daughter Olaf snores away

109 days ago

Photo Article: storm clouds over the Greek Hovel

114 days ago

Photo article: It is all familiar faces back in Kambos and up at the Greek Hovel

116 days ago

Photo Article: My bedroom at the Greek Hovel - not as frightening as I had feared

117 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel: Doors and windows

118 days ago

Photo article: The views from snake hill as I say goodbye to the Greek Hovel

142 days ago

Confronted by the Kambos Village President in Miranda’s

144 days ago

Photo Article from Kambos - if you wondered what happened to the accursed Creperie

146 days ago

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

147 days ago

Walking through the burning Greek Sun - not plain sailing

149 days ago

Photo article: The white van arrives with its Bulgarian driver - its off to the Greek Hovel time

154 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: So just why were Bush & Morgan fired by Cabot? I think I have the answer to that $16.5m question!

175 days ago

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

190 days ago

Photo Article - the view from Miranda's: nice weather for Ducks

191 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Recording in what seems like a sauna to avoid the snakes

191 days ago

Photo Article: The Greek Hovel Progress Update - mindblowing, the roof is on the way

198 days ago

Report from the Greek Hovel: I fail to kill the first snake spotted. Drat!

199 days ago

Photo Article - a gentle start to my olive pruning: but this will be tough

200 days ago

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

200 days ago

Photos from the Greek Hovel - at last it is starting to take real shape

265 days ago

Photo Article - Sunset over a snow capped Taygetos, the view from Kambos Church

280 days ago

Photo article: Proving I am a real man... pyromania at last at the Greek Hovel

290 days ago

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

291 days ago

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

293 days ago

Photo Article: Lovely Eleni and Joshua's intended, Little Red Riding Hood - its Carnival!

294 days ago

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

295 days ago

Photo article: the only sounds I hear as I drive down snake hill

295 days ago

Photo article: Tara's twin cat in Greece

369 days ago

A tale of two restaurants The Katelanos and Miranda's in Kambos

371 days ago

Photo article: the Greek Hovel Olive Harvest 2017 a final report and plans for 2018

371 days ago

A video Christmas card to Kambos from my father, myself and my son Joshua

372 days ago

The storm - no olive harvesting today

378 days ago

Photo Article: olive harvest at the Greek Hovel day 3: Nicho the Communist says I am mad

380 days ago

Photo article: Joshua reads like an Australian

380 days ago

Photo Article: The Greek Hovel Olive harvest Day 1 - in for a penny in for 28.5 Euro

382 days ago

Photo article: All change in Kambos, farewell ouzerie, au revoir accursed creperie or is it goodbye?

383 days ago

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

383 days ago

Photo Report from the Greek Hovel - the olive harvest is a disaster for the whole village

383 days ago

I'm off to Greece - yippeee

409 days ago

A last lunch in Kambos, Gary Sausage holds court, excrutiating embarrassment at the creperie

460 days ago

Jacob Rees Mogg is the saviour of Greece - erect statues in every town. the Moggster finds 53 billion Euro down the Hellenic sofa

463 days ago

Photo Article: The Kambos Creperie parks its tanks on Miranda's lawn..for now

464 days ago

An empty Kambos creperie says what Lovely Eleni is too nice to say - the intruder is toast

465 days ago

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

469 days ago

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

471 days ago

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

472 days ago

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

478 days ago

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

486 days ago

Photo Article - It's just cricket

517 days ago

£20 for a litre of Greek Olive Oil - you is avin a giraffe at the SPRINGfest today

520 days ago

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

536 days ago

Shocking Photo Article - Miranda's sweet pussy

537 days ago

Photo Article: a dog in a truck in Kambos

537 days ago

Diary of a diabetic - 9.6 WTF?

540 days ago

Diary of a diabetic - day whatever: in normal range, but its see you in a Greek Court Bitchez!

544 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - I scar the landscape and feel shame

545 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 5 ( second time)

555 days ago

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

558 days ago

Sitting in a garden centre in Bristol I dream of the snake repellent shop in Kambos

561 days ago

Photo Article - cats in Greece

567 days ago

Photo Article: I have won the Mrs over to Miranda's in Kambos

569 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day whatever + 1: still seething

573 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel: dealing with rats as I discuss kidnapping some cats

574 days ago

A Sunday Morning by the church in Koroni, Greece

575 days ago

Photo Article: Friendly wildlife Diversity at the Greek Hovel as I prune and think

577 days ago

Kicking myself for that parting line: I am not a gin sozzled ex pat

577 days ago

In trouble with the Police again

579 days ago

Sitting in Kambos speaking French - looming competition for lovely Eleni & FFS I am NOT a Kraut

580 days ago

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

581 days ago

Taking the Mrs to the Greek Hovel - a mass snake encounter

581 days ago

Photo Article: A Present for Nicho the Communist as I examine his poisoning work at the Greek Hovel

583 days ago

Frigana poisoning at the Greek Hovel... avrio arrives as I slip past Didcot

586 days ago

Frigana Poisoning at the Greek Hovel Delayed again - this time it is not God

588 days ago

Frigana Poisoning at the Greek Hovel - bottles of whiskey cause postponement, or maybe it was God?

589 days ago

Photo Article Part 1 - Poisoning at the Greek Hovel with Nicho the Communist

590 days ago

Poisoning at the Greek Hovel - what about the poor sheep and goats?

590 days ago

Delayed poisoning in the snakefields at the Greek Hovel...but not for that long

590 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 25 - lifting poison in Kambos

591 days ago

Photo Article: Nicho The Communist, the Goats and a lesson in olives

594 days ago

Olive inspecting with Nicho the Communist postponed (again) - St George's day drinking in Kambos

596 days ago

Photo article: It's almost May but the global warming still lies thick here in Southern Greece

596 days ago

BREAKING: I met a snake at the Greek Hovel and I killed it!

601 days ago

Photo Article: Greekenomics - the old road to Kardamili

601 days ago

Back at the kourounis taverna in Kambos - it's like I have never left

602 days ago

The Motorway reaches Kalamata - good news and bad

603 days ago

Photo Article - Learning to be a pyromaniac at the Greek Hovel with George the Albanian

652 days ago

Photo Article: This really will make Evil Knievil drool again

659 days ago

Naming Mark Slater Hill at the Greek Hovel

660 days ago

The smug fucking Kraut lecturing on why hard Brexit will screw England, here in Kambos - fuck you Nazi

662 days ago

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

662 days ago

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

663 days ago

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

663 days ago

Photo article: olive pruning in February at the Greek Hovel & a far better Taygetos snow picture

664 days ago

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

664 days ago

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

664 days ago

Photo Article - just to make Evil Knievil salivate and jealous

664 days ago

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

665 days ago

Photo Article: The Snow and Green green grass of Southern Greece

665 days ago

There was me in my underpants and the Gauleiters of Bristol's Environmental Services Operatives showed mercy

678 days ago

Video: The 2016 Christmas card from myself, my father & baby Joshua to the village of Kambos Greece

712 days ago

Midnight mass - I leave feeling good about the world, then I talk to Uncle Chris

714 days ago

Full photo shoot as olives from the Greek Hovel become oil in Kambos

727 days ago

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

728 days ago

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

729 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - what is the ISDX lobster pot? ( my specialist subject)

729 days ago

Photo Article day 7 ( and out ) of the olive harvest at the Greek Hovel

730 days ago

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

730 days ago

Day six of the Olive Harvest at the Greek Hovel - bad marks Peter Greensmith

732 days ago

The Olive Harvest at the Greek Hovel - day 5: FFS George Vreki!!!!

733 days ago

What on earth are my fellow harvesters talking about?

733 days ago

Photo Article - day 2 of the olive harvest at the Greek Hovel: Vreki!

736 days ago

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

737 days ago

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

739 days ago

As I wandered from Fleet Street to Ludgate Hill my mind wandered to Kambos and the Greek Hovel

752 days ago

Speaking to lovely Eleni - less than two weeks to the Greek Hovel & the Olive harvest

753 days ago

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

876 days ago

Photo article: The last view of Kambos until December

876 days ago

Photo article: The most amazing woman in Kambos blows me out on the hot date

876 days ago

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

889 days ago

Photo article: The road to nowhere ahead of my hot date in Kambos tonight

891 days ago

An evening that was a farewell to Kambos until December

891 days ago

My status is upgraded by Miranda: I am honoured

892 days ago

My father and his twenty five penises

894 days ago

The date I was dreaming about with the amazing woman in Kambos - its Friday night

894 days ago

Photo: Grapes I shall never eat as, sadly, I book a flight back to Britain

895 days ago

Photo article: Hit by Lightning, losing all power and getting out of the Greek Hovel before the floods get too bad

897 days ago

I met this amazing woman late last night in Kambos

898 days ago

Photo article: Ouzo O'Clock in Kambos Greece on the UK's Independence Day

899 days ago

An evening out: Miranda seduces me as Lovely Eleni can only watch

900 days ago

Venturing into the next door taverna to Eleni's in Kambos - Miranda's

901 days ago

Disaster: The Kourounis taverna in Kambos owned by Lovely Eleni is shut for upgrade - Greek salad crisis

906 days ago

Apologies to the English Couple over-hearing my father and I last night - I was only joking

914 days ago

"Treating" an olive tree at the Greek Hovel as only a man can do

916 days ago

How many frigging olive trees does the Mrs own? I now prune into uncharted and snake intense territory

916 days ago

Photo article: How Brown was my valley..but signs of life everywhere: look at my olives size matters!

916 days ago

It is one of those times when I actually want a cigarette

918 days ago

No Torch and the Light off - stumbling back to the Greek Hovel at the dead of night

919 days ago

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

920 days ago

Photo: The last person to say goodbye and the only person in Kambos who speaks worse Greek than me

926 days ago

And so an elderly English couple walk into the Kourounis taverna in Kambos

927 days ago

A snake encounter at the Greek Hovel, silly me: do as the Greeks go

930 days ago

Charon visits the Greek Hovel - gosh this is awkward

930 days ago

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

932 days ago

It is going to be a great olive harvest here in Kambos but we need a celeb to promote our oil - any ideas?

933 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - Nicotine Clean for 2 days under 3 months

940 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel - day 5

943 days ago

Photo article: Back to the Greek Hovel -it's all so green, where are the snakes?

943 days ago

Back in the Kourounis taverna in Kambos...it is as if I had never left

944 days ago

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

1085 days ago

A picture show: Olive Oil from the Greek Hovel from start to finish

1087 days ago

Merry Christmas Kambos - a video card from myself & my father

1087 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast 10 December - having problems doing business in Greece, can InternetQ help me

1094 days ago

Olive Harvest at the Greek Hovel over - it has been dismal but that is not the point

1096 days ago

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

1101 days ago

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

1106 days ago

Rat Report from the Greek Hovel ….Something is not quite right

1204 days ago

Wildlife diversity report as I return to the Greek Hovel – snakes, bats, rats and ants

1208 days ago

Feeling a bid odd - The Kourounis taverna turns English

1286 days ago

First day of sabbatical - Zero Hedge flattery & asked to speak at top fraud conference

1288 days ago

Happier Times at the Kardamili Police Station

1289 days ago

Vangelis asks if I am tired - too frigging right I am, olive pruning is hard work

1289 days ago

Karadimili Conversations - Tuscany in Greece

1291 days ago

An English couple walk in to the Kourounis taverna in Kambos

1291 days ago

My first ouzo for the road as Geriatrix stares at my screen in the Kourounis taverna

1301 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel - first snake met & I might have killed it

1302 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast - 15 May, Shocking Wildlife Diversity Issue

1303 days ago

A New addition to the wildlife diversity at the Greek Hovel - land crab

1305 days ago

Sellotape fixes everything..including headphones

1310 days ago

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

1310 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel

1310 days ago

The 57 year old Punk from The Stingrays makes my day on a train journey of two halves

1367 days ago

My last day at the Greek Hovel – 1 last satisfying bonfire

1378 days ago

The Hills are alive with the sound of....gunfire

1381 days ago

Photo Article: Snow on the High Taygetus behind the Greek Hovel

1382 days ago

The not so dry, dry river at the Greek Hovel

1384 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - 23rd February

1386 days ago

Weekly postcard #101: paper phalluses, lent, masks and cheese week

1387 days ago

Five Days to Greece! Getting in the mood with Despina Vandi

1395 days ago

Charon – my nearest neighbour at the Greek Hovel

1408 days ago

It is all Greek to me -Lesson one tomorrow

1422 days ago

Seeing my guest at the Greek Hovel Naked – what does a Gentleman do?

1436 days ago

Picture article: Pressing the Olive Oil from the Greek Hovel

1437 days ago

In praise of Nicho, Papou in Kambos

1437 days ago

Merry Christmas to you all from Oakley, Tara, myself & The Mrs

1447 days ago

A Video Christmas card to Kambos from my father and I

1448 days ago

The Englishman from Toumbia starts to “hear” Greek

1455 days ago

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

1462 days ago

Video Special: Vreki, Vreki and more Vreki at the Greek Hovel

1463 days ago

Weekly video postcard #93 (by audio) - reflections on three weeks in Kambos

1464 days ago

One Hour to Christmas Pudding in Kambos

1464 days ago

Meet our Policeman at the Bar in Kambos

1465 days ago

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

1465 days ago

Another ouzo, 1033kg of olives and real excitement

1465 days ago

After the storm at the Greek Hovel Part 2 – The dry River flows

1466 days ago

After The Storm at the Greek Hovel 1 – no power! So off to see Lovely Eleni

1467 days ago

My big bike and falling off it at the Greek Hovel

1467 days ago

Wuss of the year – Jamie the architect

1468 days ago

At the Greek Hovel the Olive harvest Really Does Start Tomorrow and Kambos a hive of activity

1470 days ago

Picture article: Winter shower arrangements at the Greek Hovel

1470 days ago

A day of 3 disasters at the Greek Hovel – and now a dreaded walk home

1472 days ago

Okhi Vreki – Elias avrio?

1473 days ago

The First Olive Oil from Kambos - c/o Nikko

1475 days ago

Olive harvest postponed to Thursday

1476 days ago

As I was leaving Eleni's - you so missed out on this in the UK

1478 days ago

Back at the Greek Hovel – logistics nightmare one

1478 days ago

Back in Lovely Eleni’s Taverna in Kambos

1478 days ago

Video Postcard #89 - The Real Man Christmas party & back to the Greek Hovel Edition

1485 days ago

Thinking about grapes in Bristol and at the Greek Hovel

1528 days ago

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

1534 days ago

A final farewell to Kambos and the Greek Hovel (for this summer)

1534 days ago

Nicho, the Magician of Kambos

1535 days ago

Picture article: The Cultural quarter of Kambos – Part 2 (Zarnata Castle)

1535 days ago

Picture article: The Cultural quarter of Kambos – Part 1

1535 days ago

A surprise for the Mrs…from the Greek Hovel

1536 days ago

Preparing for winter & snake protection at the Greek Hovel

1536 days ago

Greekonomics: Good news from the Town Hall in Kambos...it is staffing up

1536 days ago

Paddy Leigh Fermor, The Mani and Kambos

1537 days ago

Two Final Moments of Triumph at the Greek Hovel

1537 days ago

Frigana Cutting at the Greek Hovel - this should be an Olympic sport

1538 days ago

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

1539 days ago

The Man in the Pink Polo Shirt – A ten week question from the Greek Hovel answered

1539 days ago

I am haunted by the Nun in Black I met last night on the way back to the Greek Hovel

1541 days ago

The skies darken over the Greek Hovel as lovely Eleni and the rest of Kambos prepares for winter

1543 days ago

Explaining Scotland to the lovely Eleni

1544 days ago

This time it really WAS a snake encountered at the Greek Hovel

1547 days ago

Video Postcard #80, snakes, frigana and falling in love with Kambos issue

1548 days ago

Picture article: The summer draws to a close, grapes give way to prickly pears at the Greek Hovel

1555 days ago

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

1556 days ago

Mistaken Identity – I saw no snake in my Garden at the Greek Hovel but welcome to Snake Hill

1556 days ago

The Mrs Goes home and I am alone again in the Greek Hovel catching up on matters such as two murders in the village

1557 days ago

The thin yellow line goes up – an outer redoubt against snakes at the Greek Hovel

1581 days ago

Yikes..Snake seen at The Greek Hovel

1582 days ago

Falling off the Bike for the First Time

1588 days ago

My second pair of trousers set for retirement at The Greek Hovel – weight loss update

1598 days ago

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

1599 days ago

Waiting for the storm in Kambos

1605 days ago

Exciting News from the Greek Hovel – We enter the 21st Century – Profits warning in Kambos & Copulating Lizards

1605 days ago

Picture Report from the Greek Hovel Number 14 – Porn for my Welsh Friends

1606 days ago

The Greek Hovel…a Monument to Right Thinking Folk

1607 days ago

Report from the Greek Hovel Number 12 – Coping with Fear

1607 days ago

Report from the Greek Hovel Number 10 – Time to go to the Sea and a Greek Kilometre

1609 days ago

Not making myself popular in Greece – The World Cup Final causes a problem

1609 days ago

Picture Special – a view to die for: Report from the Greek Hovel Number 5

1612 days ago

The Long & Winding Road – Report from the Greek Hovel Number 2

1612 days ago

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