Wednesday September 19, 2018
I cannot bear to watch the BBC any more, its bias & fake news on Brexit, Trump and Israel is just nauseating
Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - stairs and ceiling arrive
If schools did irony, Warwick would be top of the league – meeting the HM to discuss historic abuse

PERSONAL, UNDILUTED VIEWS FROM TOM WINNIFRITH

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - stairs and ceiling arrive

2 days ago

Arguing about money with lovely Eleni and her husband Nicho

9 days ago

Photo Article: Walking with Joshua in Greece this summer

11 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - The most deluded soul of the week: our own in house BBM Wildes, David Lenigas or Elon Musk

11 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - We Bears are usually right - ref IQE

12 days ago

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

12 days ago

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

13 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Telit & Yosi Fait, Tesla & Elon Musk - who is going bust and who is going to jail and or the mad-house?

14 days ago

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

14 days ago

RIP Oakley 2001 to 2018

15 days ago

Photo Article: Another major setback at the Greek Hovel - I'm floored by this one

17 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - tiling almost complete

18 days ago

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

18 days ago

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

20 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - the author in his outdoor study

23 days ago

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

23 days ago

Photo Article: Joshua posing in his mother's straw hat

24 days ago

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

24 days ago

Encircled by sheep at the Greek Hovel

24 days ago

Hatches, matches & despatches – a tale of two cats from the Greek Hovel & Bristol

24 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - no elf 'n Safey here

27 days ago

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

27 days ago

Photo article: the Greek Hovel starts to become an eco palace

27 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel as workmen race to complete ahead of the arrival of daughter Olaf

28 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel – disaster averted

28 days ago

Photo Article - slow but real progress at the Greek Hovel

29 days ago

Photo Article: storm clouds over the Greek Hovel

32 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Frantic hovel tidying as the Mrs arrives tomorrow

33 days ago

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

33 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - the Eco loo is almost ready for use

33 days ago

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

34 days ago

Photo Article - marble from Kosovo now in place at the Greek Hovel

35 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - George says this is a World War One bomb

35 days ago

Photo article - so close to completion of the Greek Hovel

35 days ago

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

35 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel: Doors and windows

36 days ago

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

36 days ago

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

47 days ago

More Photos from the Greek Hovel - let's start in the kitchen

50 days ago

Photo Article - the latest tiling and plastering from the Greek Hovel

51 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - more roof shots as the tiles arrive

54 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - yes that is a completed roof

57 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - And now the roof starts to go on

60 days ago

Photo Article: the Greek Hovel and the Rock

60 days ago

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

60 days ago

Take that you sweaty Bulgarian pooftah - that is what I call a lorry: the roof arrives at the Greek Hovel

61 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - Doing what the Bulgarian pooftah wouldn't

62 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - how we workmen keep going in the 36 degree heat

62 days ago

Confronted by the Kambos Village President in Miranda’s

62 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - the stone (not brick) bathroom takes shape

63 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - yes this really is the view from the main door

63 days ago

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

64 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - take that snakes

64 days ago

Photo Article - through the keyhole, whose books are these?

64 days ago

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

65 days ago

Photo article: Bloody Bricks and an all parties meeting at the Greek Hovel

68 days ago

Photo article from inside the Greek Hovel - now do you get the views?

70 days ago

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

70 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Putting on a smart shirt as the van speeds away

72 days ago

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

72 days ago

Photo Article: pointing and main stair entrance complete at the Greek Hovel

74 days ago

Photo Article - Progress at the Greek Hovel, next up roof

95 days ago

Grotesque large, very poisonous but dead, snake and rat photos from the Greek hovel

95 days ago

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

108 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel: is this grouting, pointing or what?

109 days ago

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

109 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - almost there on the walls, it really is 1 more day!

111 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - heading into snake territory, olive pruning update

112 days ago

Photo article: 1 more day and the Greek Hovel will be ready for its roof

112 days ago

Photo article: Olaf it's here! The first eco-loo lands at the Greek Hovel

116 days ago

Photo Article - my 20 a day complete I ponder how many olive trees does the Greek Hovel actually have?

116 days ago

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

116 days ago

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

117 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - picking up Andrew Monk on a couple of things

117 days ago

Photo Article - can you now see the scale of the rebuild of what was the Greek Hovel? I'm very excited!

118 days ago

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

118 days ago

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

118 days ago

Photo Article: The Greek Hovel Bat Room update

122 days ago

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

127 days ago

Photo Article: The Greek Hovel - the bat room beckons me to come inside

134 days ago

The latest photos from the Greek Hovel - what progress!

136 days ago

Photos - the latest progress at the Greek Hovel

159 days ago

Photo Update - major progress at the Greek Hovel

168 days ago

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

183 days ago

Just to prove it was no fluke: Fire No 2 from the Greek Hovel

198 days ago

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

198 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - Rain stops play again

204 days ago

Photo Article - The Rock at the Greek Hovel

204 days ago

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

208 days ago

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

209 days ago

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

209 days ago

Doing a bit of a Paddy Leigh Fermor at the Greek Hovel and boosting the local economy

209 days ago

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

211 days ago

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

213 days ago

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

213 days ago

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

213 days ago

Photo Article: I take it all back, Greeks hard at work at the Hovel - major progress

213 days ago

Photo Article - DO NOT READ THIS if you are afraid of snakes

252 days ago

Photo article - real building progress at the Greek Hovel, the Bat room has a floor!

285 days ago

Tom Winnifrith video - 2 share tips & some great scenery at the Greek Hovel

288 days ago

Photo article - so why can't you eat your olives at the Greek Hovel?

288 days ago

So my neighbours still want money for the now non existent olives - I meet with them

289 days ago

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

290 days ago

Photo Article: Can I buy your sawdust? I said to the man with the sweetest kitten - he looked puzzled

290 days ago

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

291 days ago

The storm - no olive harvesting today

296 days ago

Tom Winnifrith photo Bearcast - my friend the Greek Hovel cat is back & setting the record straight on Adam Reynolds

298 days ago

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

298 days ago

Photo Article: The olive harvest from the Greek Hovel day 2

299 days ago

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

300 days ago

Photo Article: Building "progress" at the Greek Hovel

300 days ago

The Greek Hovel olive harvest 2017 - it will be team TW (i.e just me) by hand

300 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel: Susan Shimmin's "lake" fills up

301 days ago

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

301 days ago

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

301 days ago

I'm off to Greece - yippeee

327 days ago

The Highlight of the week - Joshua and I meet a real snake

328 days ago

Would you Adam and Eve it? Breakthrough at the Greek Hovel it is all systems go

337 days ago

Photo Article 1924 - a date stone found at the Greek Hovel

371 days ago

Photo: Stunning Portrait of my very handsome dead Great Uncle David Cochrane and a Donegal Mystery

371 days ago

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

378 days ago

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

383 days ago

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

387 days ago

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

390 days ago

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

396 days ago

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

404 days ago

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

431 days ago

Photo Article - It's just cricket

435 days ago

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

438 days ago

Photo Article: The Greek Hovel new stonework shows great progress

449 days ago

Photo article: "hearing" the silence of a snake at the Greek Hovel

449 days ago

Photo Article: The escape hatch at the Greek Hovel for daughter Olaf as George says words no father wants to hear

454 days ago

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

454 days ago

Shocking Photo Article - Miranda's sweet pussy

455 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - another selfie and one of "my babies"

458 days ago

Diary of a diabetic - 9.6 WTF?

458 days ago

Photo Article: Maybe not see you in a Greek Court Bitchez - as Paddy says, 1% of Greeks are bastards

460 days ago

Diary of a diabetic - all over the shop with the blood sugars as Diane Abbot lets down her fellow sufferers

461 days ago

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

462 days ago

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

463 days ago

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

464 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - look snakes so many new ways to get in!

464 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel: frigana slashing and a sweaty selfie

464 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel – the Frigana battle, I need to start chopping

464 days ago

Nature Photo from the Greek Hovel – isn't God an amazing chap?

465 days ago

Photo article: Diary of a Diabetic (Second Time Around) day 11 - all in the 7s

466 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - another vile Athena legacy goes

468 days ago

Photo Article: General Election Result from Toumbia is in: Tory win!

468 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 8 ( 2nd time) - a day off

469 days ago

Photo article: Two new olive trees emerge and the Greek Hovel as have my babies!

470 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel: farewell the snake patio, farewell the "smoking" steps

471 days ago

Diary of a diabetic Day 6 ( second time around)

472 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 5 ( second time)

473 days ago

Photo Article: Doing what makes me happiest - a 2 hour workout at the Greek Hovel killing frigana

475 days ago

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

476 days ago

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

476 days ago

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

479 days ago

Photo Article: Ways to annoy the Mrs No 34: putting up a Tory election poster In Bristol East, then Greece

482 days ago

Photo Article: Joshua goes to see his inheritance ( the Greek Hovel)

485 days ago

Photo Article - cats in Greece

485 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel: At the snake house - pruning THAT tree at last

487 days ago

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

487 days ago

Photo Article: Pulling down the snake house at the Greek Hovel

487 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day whatever + 1: still seething

491 days ago

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

492 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel: darling daughter Olaf, your bedroom is almost ready!

492 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - another lizard

492 days ago

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

493 days ago

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

494 days ago

Building works photo update from the Greek Hovel - daughter Olaf this is your bedroom

495 days ago

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

495 days ago

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

495 days ago

In trouble with the Police again

497 days ago

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

498 days ago

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

499 days ago

Photo Article - Work starts on the rebuilding of the Greek Hovel: the snake veranda

501 days ago

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

502 days ago

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

504 days ago

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

506 days ago

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

507 days ago

Photo Article: Frigana Poisoning at the Greek Hovel - Part 2

508 days ago

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

508 days ago

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

508 days ago

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

508 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 25 - lifting poison in Kambos

509 days ago

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

512 days ago

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

513 days ago

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

514 days ago

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

514 days ago

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

515 days ago

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

517 days ago

Photo article: A no go zone at the Greek Hovel - I blame the Gruffalo

518 days ago

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

519 days ago

Photo Article Wildlife Diversity encounter No 1 & floral wonders at the Greek Hovel

519 days ago

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

519 days ago

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

520 days ago

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

571 days ago

A last picture of the ruin at the Greek Hovel - it comes down this summer but will be a Phoenix

577 days ago

Photo Article: The you know what .... in the woodpile in the rat room at the Greek Hovel

577 days ago

Photo Article: Fertilizing the olive trees at the Greek Hovel

577 days ago

Photo Article: This really will make Evil Knievil drool again

577 days ago

Naming Mark Slater Hill at the Greek Hovel

578 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: My legs feel like logs, I am just too old for this manual labour malarky

578 days ago

Photo Article - flowers at the Greek Hovel , it is almost alpine

578 days ago

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

580 days ago

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

582 days ago

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

582 days ago

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

583 days ago

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

583 days ago

Photo Article: The Snow in Greece falls not only in the North

584 days ago

Time to start the Field? A Childhood Memoir

594 days ago

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

596 days ago

Aged 49 my child like obsession with snow makes me really jealous of folks in the North

614 days ago

Greek Hovel Update: the Mrs goes to Birmingham, I enjoy a large glass of wine with breakfast

616 days ago

New Year Resolutions 2017

626 days ago

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

632 days ago

Photo article: Decanting those last Christmas Presents from the Greek Hovel

635 days ago

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

645 days ago

Photo Article: An Olive Oil Bath sir? Three might be tight but two would be cosy

646 days ago

Photo Article: Olives are not the only Fruit

646 days ago

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

646 days ago

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

647 days ago

The feral kitten at the greek Hovel who looked like Kitosh is now resident as a magnificent cat

648 days ago

Photo Article: What does a Greek Hovel olive look like?

648 days ago

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

648 days ago

Sleep glorious sleep

648 days ago

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

648 days ago

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

650 days ago

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

651 days ago

What on earth are my fellow harvesters talking about?

651 days ago

New Bulletin Board Moron of the Week Contest sponsored by sleazy Lord Peter Hain

651 days ago

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

652 days ago

Photo Article: Day 3 of the Olive Harvest at the Greek Hovel

653 days ago

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

654 days ago

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

654 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - Please God let those emails arrive so I can ruin someone's weekend

654 days ago

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

655 days ago

First Photo Report on the Olive Harvest at the Greek Hovel

657 days ago

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

657 days ago

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

658 days ago

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

670 days ago

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

671 days ago

Photo Article: Four Christmas Puddings almost ready - thank you Darina & Myrtle Allen

675 days ago

Hooray - Great News just in from the Greek Hovel

684 days ago

Don't count your chickens...but some good news on the way from the Greek Hovel

701 days ago

Alex Tspiras PM of Greece says EU betrayed his country - no Alex you betrayed your people

727 days ago

Going back to the gym after er... a long break

729 days ago

Grounds for Divorcing the Mrs...she just cannot be serious!

746 days ago

Photo Article: Oakley the cat is not playing Pokemon

777 days ago

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

794 days ago

Photo article: The last view of Kambos until December

794 days ago

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

794 days ago

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

807 days ago

Is the Mrs reading Grazia Magazine grounds for divorce?

808 days ago

Has the Mani listened to Alternative Ulster before?

809 days ago

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

809 days ago

An evening that was a farewell to Kambos until December

809 days ago

My status is upgraded by Miranda: I am honoured

810 days ago

Plucking up courage and heading back into the fields...sssssnakes!

811 days ago

Fuck Fuck Fuck I shouted - poisonous snake encounter

812 days ago

My father and his twenty five penises

812 days ago

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

812 days ago

Photo Article: the road to Mistras

813 days ago

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

813 days ago

Photo article: Oakley's Greek cousin in action

813 days ago

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

815 days ago

Photo article: Room with a view & who said sheep were stupid?

816 days ago

A cooling breeze and much wanted rain at the Greek Hovel

816 days ago

A new Reality TV show at the Greek Hovel: Lots of snakes & AIM CEOs having to do real work

817 days ago

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

818 days ago

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

819 days ago

Visit to Paddy Leigh Fermor's House part 3 - My father holds Court

819 days ago

Rejoice: A new high score at snake chasing at the Greek Hovel

821 days ago

Photo article: So what is olive pruning you say?

822 days ago

Photo: The Mrs at Mistras - a stunning view

822 days ago

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

824 days ago

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

825 days ago

A Grape Photo from the Greek Hovel

829 days ago

This Blog is 4 years old - Happy Birthday: my top twenty stories & 20 Greek stories

829 days ago

The Patronising Patrician Twit looks down his nose at me at Paddy Leigh Fermor's house

831 days ago

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

832 days ago

5 O'Clock Today - we manage to secure access to Paddy Leigh Fermor's house

832 days ago

Thunderstorms and flooding in the UK and here in Greece: Brexit must be to blame

833 days ago

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

834 days ago

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

834 days ago

A welcome addition to the wildlife diversity at the Greek Hovel...Hello Mr Cat

834 days ago

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

834 days ago

Mr Rat is back at the Greek hovel: doesn't he know I'm the frigging Gruffalo?

835 days ago

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

836 days ago

There he goes again, Malcolm blaming Brexit for everything - he is just plain wrong

836 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - sticking it to Mayair, Jupiter Energy and in fact all Australians bar Kylie

836 days ago

All work and no play makes Tom a dull boy, no more writing today - a sea swim beckons

837 days ago

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

837 days ago

The Greek Hovel...now to the Architectural Council ...the joys of Greece

838 days ago

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

838 days ago

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

844 days ago

Photo Article: The Tools of the olive pruning trade and an frigana tree meets death via me

844 days ago

So I told Nicho the communist about my snake encounter

844 days ago

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

845 days ago

One noise of the night explained - bats have taken over the rat room at the Greek Hovel

847 days ago

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

848 days ago

Charon visits the Greek Hovel - gosh this is awkward

848 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Photo Bearcast - some porn from the Hovel in Greece today for Paul Roberts, Justin the Clown & other Welsh listeners

849 days ago

Photo: Weather Report from the Greek Hovel - I feel like I am back in the Isle of Man

850 days ago

Photo article: The miracle of life..I furnish evidence of flowers turning into olives at the Greek Hovel

850 days ago

Photo: A lizard on my balcony

850 days ago

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

850 days ago

Thrashing away hacking back the frigana, I am reminded of a short story from the depression

852 days ago

Video: Tom Winnifrith on why David Lenigas should be drummed off AIM from UK Investor show

855 days ago

That is not a snake that is the best shower in the whole wide world

857 days ago

Today is three months without a cigarette day

857 days ago

Saying hello to Mr Rat at the Greek Hovel

857 days ago

Two more snakes spotted at the Greek Hovel...both on snake hill

858 days ago

Back online for my first night at the Greek Hovel with Alice Cooper

858 days ago

52 Euro, I thought it was 120 Euro but would gladly have paid 300 Euro - this is snake business

860 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel - day 5

861 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast 9 May - Iofina, No, no, no, Mr Market all wrong

861 days ago

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

862 days ago

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

862 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - 3 days to Holiday: Yippee & Wildes is a comic genius

863 days ago

The Mrs has got her Nashville ticket and this makes her week

913 days ago

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

1003 days ago

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

1005 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast 11 December - I prove I'm an optimist - putting cash in a Greek bank

1012 days ago

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

1015 days ago

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

1019 days ago

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

1024 days ago

Work Related Trips I’d like to do: Kosovo, Spain – any other ideas?

1089 days ago

Greek Hovel wildlife diversity report…now it is the poisonous spiders

1122 days ago

Greek Hovel Air Conditioning – I am frigging Heath Robinson

1122 days ago

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

1122 days ago

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

1126 days ago

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

1170 days ago

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

1203 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - 4th June: farewell Greece

1203 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - 3rd June: sweaty wreck edition

1203 days ago

A sad day, a chapter ends in the Conrad Windam comedy show - he walks the All Star Plank

1204 days ago

Feeling a bid odd - The Kourounis taverna turns English

1204 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast 2nd June

1205 days ago

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

1206 days ago

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

1208 days ago

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

1209 days ago

Karadimili Conversations - Tuscany in Greece

1209 days ago

An English couple walk in to the Kourounis taverna in Kambos

1209 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast - 21 May - delayed by IT snags

1211 days ago

Snake killer foiled - but I did it the Greek way

1214 days ago

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

1219 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast 19 May - another snake encountered and snakes telling lies on AIM

1219 days ago

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

1219 days ago

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

1220 days ago

How on earth did I miss that monster at the Greek Hovel

1221 days ago

Weekly Postcard #112 - ISIL, The Med Migrants, UKIP, Labour & the working class edition

1221 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel - a new spot

1221 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast - 15 May, Shocking Wildlife Diversity Issue

1221 days ago

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

1223 days ago

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

1225 days ago

Feeling frigging macho as I kill a rat at the Greek Hovel

1225 days ago

The Oak Tree at the Greek Hovel in its final summer – yes I’m going to be a mad axeman

1228 days ago

Forgive me mother for I have sinned with chemical warfare at the Greek Hovel

1228 days ago

The better than sex water is flowing, the internet and coffee machines work – what more do I need?

1228 days ago

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

1228 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel

1229 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast May 8th - Rejoicing & snakes edition & Daniel Stewart ho ho ho

1229 days ago

Weekly Postcard #109 - two weeks to Greece & the Moors Murderer backs UKIP edition

1242 days ago

Wouldn’t Grexit be bad for me personally? Yes. But why I support it 100% anyway

1262 days ago

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

1285 days ago

Europcar are bastards, total bastards and should be avoided at all costs

1290 days ago

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

1296 days ago

Photo article: A personal triumph at The Greek Hovel

1299 days ago

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

1299 days ago

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

1300 days ago

Photo article: Burning the frigana at the Greek Hovel with George

1302 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast - A very special double Greek Hovel Prize Edition

1302 days ago

The not so dry, dry river at the Greek Hovel

1302 days ago

Wet, Wet, Wet at the Greek Hovel - photo article

1305 days ago

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

1305 days ago

Greece from snowstorm to sun in 60 miles

1307 days ago

West Ham dumped out of FA Cup by West Brom, it is my fault but fat Sam still talking cobblers

1312 days ago

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

1313 days ago

Spot The Odd One Out Competition: Win Greek Hovel Olive Oil

1325 days ago

Charon – my nearest neighbour at the Greek Hovel

1326 days ago

It is all Greek to me -Lesson one tomorrow

1340 days ago

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

1354 days ago

Picture article: Pressing the Olive Oil from the Greek Hovel

1355 days ago

In praise of Nicho, Papou in Kambos

1355 days ago

A Video Christmas card to Kambos from my father and I

1366 days ago

The Englishman from Toumbia starts to “hear” Greek

1373 days ago

My Christmas Tree Prize Competition

1375 days ago

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

1380 days ago

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

1381 days ago

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

1382 days ago

Meet our Policeman at the Bar in Kambos

1383 days ago

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

1383 days ago

Another ouzo, 1033kg of olives and real excitement

1383 days ago

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

1384 days ago

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

1385 days ago

My big bike and falling off it at the Greek Hovel

1385 days ago

Wuss of the year – Jamie the architect

1386 days ago

Picture article - day 1 of the Olive Harvest at the Greek Hovel

1388 days ago

And we are off! George the Olive picker arrives at the Greek Hovel

1388 days ago

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

1388 days ago

Picture article: Winter shower arrangements at the Greek Hovel

1388 days ago

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

1390 days ago

Okhi Vreki – Elias avrio?

1391 days ago

Explaining the difference between cocaine and washing powder to a Northern git

1392 days ago

The First Olive Oil from Kambos - c/o Nikko

1393 days ago

Logistics Issue No 2 at the Greek Hovel – Smoking Myself Out but feeling Macho

1393 days ago

Olive harvest postponed to Thursday

1394 days ago

Video Postcard #90 - The Rochester fallout, UKIP, immigration and the despised political classes

1396 days ago

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

1396 days ago

Back at the Greek Hovel – logistics nightmare one

1396 days ago

Back in Lovely Eleni’s Taverna in Kambos

1396 days ago

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

1403 days ago

Making the Real Man Christmas Puddings 2014 – a picture gallery

1412 days ago

Picture Article: And so here is the fig chutney 2014

1412 days ago

Thinking about grapes in Bristol and at the Greek Hovel

1447 days ago

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

1452 days ago

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

1452 days ago

Nicho, the Magician of Kambos

1453 days ago

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

1453 days ago

Picture article: The Cultural quarter of Kambos – Part 1

1453 days ago

A surprise for the Mrs…from the Greek Hovel

1454 days ago

Preparing for winter & snake protection at the Greek Hovel

1454 days ago

Frigana Fields of Death Picture Special from the Greek Hovel

1454 days ago

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

1454 days ago

Paddy Leigh Fermor, The Mani and Kambos

1455 days ago

Two Final Moments of Triumph at the Greek Hovel

1455 days ago

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

1456 days ago

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

1457 days ago

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

1457 days ago

Picture article: Closing Time: A History of My Weight Loss - A Summer of Triumph at the Greek Hovel

1458 days ago

The AIM Casino is a Cesspit Cesspit of Crooks and Crony Capitalists and is dying – I’m off to meet real snakes before I vomit

1458 days ago

Video Postcard #81 – Reflections on the summer at the Greek Hovel

1459 days ago

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

1459 days ago

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

1461 days ago

Explaining Scotland to the lovely Eleni

1463 days ago

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

1465 days ago

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

1466 days ago

Weekly Video Postcard #79 – Why Scotland should vote YES! To Independence

1473 days ago

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

1473 days ago

The latest strange night-time noise outside The Greek Hovel is revealed.. a kitten

1473 days ago

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

1474 days ago

The Mosquitos at the Greek Hovel had impeccable taste but are now left with just me…

1474 days ago

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

1474 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

1475 days ago

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

1475 days ago

It’s My Wedding Anniversary so an almost day off

1479 days ago

Weekly Video Postcard #78 – Quindell, Frigana and Bombing the Shit out of ISIS edition

1480 days ago

Quindell & Himex – just a bit of background

1480 days ago

Motorbike Issues at the Greek Hovel

1492 days ago

Weekly Video Postcard (#46 financial, #76 non-financial) – Free Speech & Frigana Edition

1495 days ago

Action Man with a New Toy – Photo from the Greek Hovel

1497 days ago

Fat is NOT a feminist issue – I bore my guest and you all again on the subject of loose trousers

1498 days ago

Photo Proof: The Inner Redoubt at the Greek Hovel is now almost clean of snake bedding

1498 days ago

Photo article: The eco-friendly Humanure Pit is ready for action at the Greek Hovel

1498 days ago

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

1499 days ago

Yikes..Snake seen at The Greek Hovel

1500 days ago

Weekly Video Postcard #75 – falling in love with the Greek Hovel and my way of life here

1501 days ago

Falling off the Bike for the First Time

1506 days ago

Photo Special – My Eco-Loo is ready

1508 days ago

Feeling Guilt at the Greek Hovel – Not Making the Mental Leap

1511 days ago

Looking forward to the last day of the month here at the Greek Hovel

1511 days ago

Run Number Two at the Greek Hovel

1512 days ago

Lizards at the Door – I assist in slaughter at the Greek Hovel

1512 days ago

Weekly Video Postcard #73 – I like Challenges Edition

1513 days ago

You Might not want to think about this…nudity at the Greek Hovel

1514 days ago

Going for a run at the Greek Hovel…that really is a first

1514 days ago

URGENT Trouser Update from the Greek Hovel – Retirement Confirmed

1516 days ago

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

1516 days ago

At last...I have a real fan!

1516 days ago

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

1517 days ago

Apparently I am not married anymore as I try to help the Greek bailout

1519 days ago

Cheering up The Greek Hovel with a bit of Alice Cooper and some overt sexism

1521 days ago

I may be fat but will not be soon, you will always be a moron

1522 days ago

Weekly Video Postcard #72 – Update from The Greek Hovel and Gaza Edition

1522 days ago

Waiting for the storm in Kambos

1523 days ago

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

1523 days ago

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

1524 days ago

Picture Report from the Greek Hovel Number 13 – The Best Shower I have ever had

1525 days ago

And the Greeks wonder why folks say “beware of Greeks bearing gifts?”

1525 days ago

The Greek Hovel…a Monument to Right Thinking Folk

1525 days ago

Report from the Greek Hovel Number 12 – Coping with Fear

1525 days ago

Rats, Bats & Sheep – Report 11 from the Greek Hovel

1526 days ago

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

1527 days ago

Report from the Greek Hovel 9 – Foti and I go into the Olive Business: hard Manual labour begins

1527 days ago

Report from the Greek Hovel 8 – The rubbish starts to go and Meet Foti

1527 days ago

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

1528 days ago

Will I be the only person on this planet not watching Germany v Argentina? And who to back?

1529 days ago

Weekly Video Postcard #71 – Report From The Greek Hovel Number 7: Church & State in Greece edition

1529 days ago

Photo Article: Meeting Mr Rat in my new bedroom – Report from The Greek Hovel Number 6

1529 days ago

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

1530 days ago

Picture Special – Report from the Greek Hovel Number 4

1530 days ago

Preparing for Battle with rats and snakes – Report from the Greek Hovel Number 3

1530 days ago

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

1530 days ago

Would I prefer rats or snakes in my bedroom? Report from the Greek Hovel Number 1

1530 days ago

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