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…


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

4 days ago

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

8 days ago

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

34 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….

50 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

95 days ago

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

100 days ago

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

106 days ago

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

117 days ago

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

147 days ago

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

199 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 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

384 days ago

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

384 days ago

I'm off to Greece - yippeee

409 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

464 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

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

471 days ago

Photo Article - It's just cricket

517 days ago

Diary of a diabetic - 9.6 WTF?

541 days ago

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

574 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - readers this is not an eel

577 days ago

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

578 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

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

589 days ago

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

589 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

591 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 25 - lifting poison in Kambos

591 days ago

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

596 days ago

Report from the Greek Hovel - after three years we have a permit, well sort of

600 days ago

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

601 days ago

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

601 days ago

Diary of a Diabetic Day 14 - the start of manual labour

602 days ago

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

603 days ago

Photo Article: This really will make Evil Knievil drool again

660 days ago

Naming Mark Slater Hill at the Greek Hovel

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

664 days ago

Photo Article - just to make Evil Knievil salivate and jealous

665 days ago

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

665 days ago

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

728 days ago

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

732 days ago

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

737 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

An evening that was a farewell to Kambos until December

892 days ago

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

901 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

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

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

932 days ago

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

944 days ago

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

1102 days ago

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

1106 days ago

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

1288 days ago

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

1290 days ago

Another ouzo says Vangelis - after an hour of subbing Zak Mir I deserve it

1292 days ago

An English couple walk in to the Kourounis taverna in Kambos

1292 days ago

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

1301 days ago

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

1302 days ago

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

1303 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel

1311 days ago

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

1379 days ago

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

1396 days ago

Picture article: Pressing the Olive Oil from the Greek Hovel

1437 days ago

In praise of Nicho, Papou in Kambos

1438 days ago

The Englishman from Toumbia starts to “hear” Greek

1456 days ago

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

1463 days ago

One Hour to Christmas Pudding in Kambos

1465 days ago

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

1466 days ago

Another ouzo, 1033kg of olives and real excitement

1466 days ago

My big bike and falling off it at the Greek Hovel

1468 days ago

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

1471 days ago

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

1473 days ago

Okhi Vreki – Elias avrio?

1474 days ago

The First Olive Oil from Kambos - c/o Nikko

1476 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

1479 days ago

Back at the Greek Hovel – logistics nightmare one

1479 days ago

Back in Lovely Eleni’s Taverna in Kambos

1479 days ago

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

1485 days ago

Nicho, the Magician of Kambos

1536 days ago

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