Thursday January 24, 2019
Photo Article: Joshua's Goat
The sheer nastiness of Brexit opposing fanatics as they celebrate the deaths of the old and the sick
Is my wife’s Bristol "tradition" just a middle class fantasy? Anyone want a broken pushchair covered in cat hair?

PERSONAL, UNDILUTED VIEWS FROM TOM WINNIFRITH

Photo article: Joshua and I decanting olive oil from the Greek Hovel - it tastes awesome

41 days ago

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

45 days ago

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

46 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - Problemo: It's all Greek to me

47 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - take that Bernard! Mr Fire is here

47 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - something that has not happened here in years, maybe decades

47 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - just to show my "neighbours"

47 days ago

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

48 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Call me dim or old fashioned but I dont understand the Versarien valuation

48 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: will FinnCrap show a shred of integrity and quit as Telit's Nomad tomorrow?

52 days ago

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

52 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel -don't my new shelves look amazing?

52 days ago

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

52 days ago

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

55 days ago

Biblical photo article from the Greek Hovel: life after death, the tree of life and a sinner (well his brother) repents

57 days ago

Video from the Greek Hovel - rain, rain go away

57 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - shocking wildlife diversity encounter

57 days ago

Photo Article from a wet Greek Hovel - the "view from the "dry" river

58 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: How Green is my valley and how cool is my hovel

58 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - the kitchen is almost finished, floorboards in true glory

58 days ago

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

79 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - Veranda completed and Joshua proof

85 days ago

Photo article: Charon's Lair above the Greek Hovel

86 days ago

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

86 days ago

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

86 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Malcolm kids himself, FinnCrap & Sam Smith must be desperate to IPO right now, why?

88 days ago

A full length video of the Greek Hovel inside and out

88 days ago

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

89 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel… dead cat not bouncing

90 days ago

Photo Article - the Big Sofa arrives at the Greek Hovel

91 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Fuck Yu - ex FD but shareholders in Totally screwed too

91 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - the veranda & scorpion zone starts to take shape

92 days ago

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

92 days ago

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

94 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel My ailing olive tree – this is a battle we will win

97 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - the olives the flies and Zorba got

97 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel – one step at a time

97 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

98 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel -how green is my valley?

98 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - guess what? Progress er ... slower than expected

98 days ago

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

98 days ago

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

98 days ago

Progress report from the Greek Hovel – storm Zorba hits my olives

114 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - stairs and ceiling arrive

129 days ago

Arguing about money with lovely Eleni and her husband Nicho

136 days ago

Photo Article: Walking with Joshua in Greece this summer

138 days ago

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

138 days ago

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

139 days ago

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

139 days ago

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

140 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?

141 days ago

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

141 days ago

RIP Oakley 2001 to 2018

142 days ago

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

144 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - tiling almost complete

145 days ago

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

145 days ago

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

147 days ago

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

150 days ago

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

150 days ago

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

151 days ago

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

151 days ago

Encircled by sheep at the Greek Hovel

151 days ago

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

151 days ago

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

154 days ago

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

154 days ago

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

154 days ago

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

155 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel – disaster averted

155 days ago

Photo Article - slow but real progress at the Greek Hovel

156 days ago

Photo Article: storm clouds over the Greek Hovel

159 days ago

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

160 days ago

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

160 days ago

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

160 days ago

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

161 days ago

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

162 days ago

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

162 days ago

Photo article - so close to completion of the Greek Hovel

162 days ago

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

162 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel: Doors and windows

163 days ago

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

163 days ago

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

174 days ago

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

177 days ago

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

178 days ago

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

181 days ago

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

184 days ago

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

187 days ago

Photo Article: the Greek Hovel and the Rock

187 days ago

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

187 days ago

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

188 days ago

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

189 days ago

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

189 days ago

Confronted by the Kambos Village President in Miranda’s

189 days ago

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

190 days ago

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

190 days ago

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

191 days ago

Photo article from the Greek Hovel - take that snakes

191 days ago

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

191 days ago

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

192 days ago

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

195 days ago

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

197 days ago

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

197 days ago

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

198 days ago

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

199 days ago

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

201 days ago

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

222 days ago

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

222 days ago

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

235 days ago

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

236 days ago

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

236 days ago

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

238 days ago

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

239 days ago

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

239 days ago

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

243 days ago

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

243 days ago

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

243 days ago

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

244 days ago

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

244 days ago

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

245 days ago

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

245 days ago

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

245 days ago

Photo Article: The Greek Hovel Bat Room update

249 days ago

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

254 days ago

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

261 days ago

The latest photos from the Greek Hovel - what progress!

263 days ago

Photos - the latest progress at the Greek Hovel

286 days ago

Photo Update - major progress at the Greek Hovel

295 days ago

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

310 days ago

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

325 days ago

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

325 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - Rain stops play again

331 days ago

Photo Article - The Rock at the Greek Hovel

331 days ago

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

335 days ago

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

336 days ago

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

336 days ago

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

336 days ago

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

338 days ago

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

340 days ago

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

340 days ago

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

340 days ago

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

340 days ago

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

379 days ago

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

412 days ago

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

415 days ago

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

415 days ago

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

416 days ago

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

417 days ago

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

417 days ago

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

418 days ago

The storm - no olive harvesting today

423 days ago

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

425 days ago

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

425 days ago

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

426 days ago

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

427 days ago

Photo Article: Building "progress" at the Greek Hovel

427 days ago

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

427 days ago

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

428 days ago

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

428 days ago

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

428 days ago

I'm off to Greece - yippeee

454 days ago

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

455 days ago

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

464 days ago

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

498 days ago

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

498 days ago

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

505 days ago

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

510 days ago

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

514 days ago

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

517 days ago

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

523 days ago

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

531 days ago

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

558 days ago

Photo Article - It's just cricket

562 days ago

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

565 days ago

Photo Article: The Greek Hovel new stonework shows great progress

576 days ago

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

576 days ago

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

581 days ago

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

581 days ago

Shocking Photo Article - Miranda's sweet pussy

582 days ago

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

585 days ago

Diary of a diabetic - 9.6 WTF?

585 days ago

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

587 days ago

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

588 days ago

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

589 days ago

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

590 days ago

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

591 days ago

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

591 days ago

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

591 days ago

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

591 days ago

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

592 days ago

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

593 days ago

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

595 days ago

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

595 days ago

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

596 days ago

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

597 days ago

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

598 days ago

Diary of a diabetic Day 6 ( second time around)

599 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 5 ( second time)

600 days ago

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

602 days ago

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

603 days ago

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

603 days ago

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

606 days ago

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

609 days ago

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

612 days ago

Photo Article - cats in Greece

612 days ago

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

614 days ago

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

614 days ago

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

614 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day whatever + 1: still seething

618 days ago

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

619 days ago

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

619 days ago

Photo Article from the Greek Hovel - another lizard

619 days ago

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

620 days ago

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

621 days ago

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

622 days ago

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

622 days ago

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

622 days ago

In trouble with the Police again

624 days ago

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

625 days ago

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

626 days ago

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

628 days ago

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

629 days ago

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

631 days ago

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

633 days ago

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

634 days ago

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

635 days ago

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

635 days ago

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

635 days ago

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

635 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 25 - lifting poison in Kambos

636 days ago

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

639 days ago

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

640 days ago

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

641 days ago

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

641 days ago

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

642 days ago

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

644 days ago

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

645 days ago

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

646 days ago

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

646 days ago

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

646 days ago

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

647 days ago

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

698 days ago

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

704 days ago

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

704 days ago

Photo Article: Fertilizing the olive trees at the Greek Hovel

704 days ago

Photo Article: This really will make Evil Knievil drool again

704 days ago

Naming Mark Slater Hill at the Greek Hovel

705 days ago

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

705 days ago

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

705 days ago

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

707 days ago

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

709 days ago

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

709 days ago

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

710 days ago

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

710 days ago

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

711 days ago

Time to start the Field? A Childhood Memoir

721 days ago

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

723 days ago

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

741 days ago

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

743 days ago

New Year Resolutions 2017

753 days ago

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

759 days ago

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

762 days ago

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

772 days ago

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

773 days ago

Photo Article: Olives are not the only Fruit

773 days ago

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

773 days ago

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

774 days ago

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

775 days ago

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

775 days ago

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

775 days ago

Sleep glorious sleep

775 days ago

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

775 days ago

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

777 days ago

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

778 days ago

What on earth are my fellow harvesters talking about?

778 days ago

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

778 days ago

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

779 days ago

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

780 days ago

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

781 days ago

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

781 days ago

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

781 days ago

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

782 days ago

First Photo Report on the Olive Harvest at the Greek Hovel

784 days ago

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

784 days ago

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

785 days ago

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

797 days ago

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

798 days ago

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

802 days ago

Hooray - Great News just in from the Greek Hovel

811 days ago

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

828 days ago

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

854 days ago

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

856 days ago

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

873 days ago

Photo Article: Oakley the cat is not playing Pokemon

904 days ago

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

921 days ago

Photo article: The last view of Kambos until December

921 days ago

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

921 days ago

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

934 days ago

Is the Mrs reading Grazia Magazine grounds for divorce?

935 days ago

Has the Mani listened to Alternative Ulster before?

936 days ago

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

936 days ago

An evening that was a farewell to Kambos until December

936 days ago

My status is upgraded by Miranda: I am honoured

937 days ago

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

938 days ago

Fuck Fuck Fuck I shouted - poisonous snake encounter

939 days ago

My father and his twenty five penises

939 days ago

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

939 days ago

Photo Article: the road to Mistras

940 days ago

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

940 days ago

Photo article: Oakley's Greek cousin in action

940 days ago

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

942 days ago

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

943 days ago

A cooling breeze and much wanted rain at the Greek Hovel

943 days ago

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

944 days ago

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

945 days ago

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

946 days ago

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

946 days ago

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

948 days ago

Photo article: So what is olive pruning you say?

949 days ago

Photo: The Mrs at Mistras - a stunning view

949 days ago

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

951 days ago

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

951 days ago

A Grape Photo from the Greek Hovel

956 days ago

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

956 days ago

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

958 days ago

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

959 days ago

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

959 days ago

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

960 days ago

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

961 days ago

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

961 days ago

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

961 days ago

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

961 days ago

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

962 days ago

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

963 days ago

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

963 days ago

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

963 days ago

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

964 days ago

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

964 days ago

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

965 days ago

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

965 days ago

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

971 days ago

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

971 days ago

So I told Nicho the communist about my snake encounter

971 days ago

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

972 days ago

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

974 days ago

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

975 days ago

Charon visits the Greek Hovel - gosh this is awkward

975 days ago

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

976 days ago

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

977 days ago

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

977 days ago

Photo: A lizard on my balcony

977 days ago

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

977 days ago

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

979 days ago

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

982 days ago

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

984 days ago

Today is three months without a cigarette day

984 days ago

Saying hello to Mr Rat at the Greek Hovel

984 days ago

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

985 days ago

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

985 days ago

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

987 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel - day 5

988 days ago

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

988 days ago

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

989 days ago

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

989 days ago

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

990 days ago

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

1040 days ago

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

1130 days ago

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

1132 days ago

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

1139 days ago

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

1142 days ago

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

1146 days ago

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

1151 days ago

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

1215 days ago

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

1249 days ago

Greek Hovel Air Conditioning – I am frigging Heath Robinson

1249 days ago

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

1249 days ago

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

1253 days ago

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

1297 days ago

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

1330 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - 4th June: farewell Greece

1330 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - 3rd June: sweaty wreck edition

1330 days ago

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

1331 days ago

Feeling a bid odd - The Kourounis taverna turns English

1331 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast 2nd June

1332 days ago

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

1333 days ago

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

1335 days ago

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

1336 days ago

Karadimili Conversations - Tuscany in Greece

1336 days ago

An English couple walk in to the Kourounis taverna in Kambos

1336 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast - 21 May - delayed by IT snags

1338 days ago

Snake killer foiled - but I did it the Greek way

1341 days ago

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

1346 days ago

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

1346 days ago

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

1346 days ago

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

1347 days ago

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

1348 days ago

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

1348 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel - a new spot

1348 days ago

Tom Winnifrith BearCast - 15 May, Shocking Wildlife Diversity Issue

1348 days ago

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

1350 days ago

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

1352 days ago

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

1352 days ago

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

1355 days ago

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

1355 days ago

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

1355 days ago

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

1355 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel

1356 days ago

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

1356 days ago

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

1369 days ago

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

1389 days ago

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

1412 days ago

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

1417 days ago

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

1423 days ago

Photo article: A personal triumph at The Greek Hovel

1426 days ago

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

1426 days ago

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

1427 days ago

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

1429 days ago

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

1429 days ago

The not so dry, dry river at the Greek Hovel

1429 days ago

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

1432 days ago

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

1432 days ago

Greece from snowstorm to sun in 60 miles

1434 days ago

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

1439 days ago

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

1440 days ago

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

1452 days ago

Charon – my nearest neighbour at the Greek Hovel

1453 days ago

It is all Greek to me -Lesson one tomorrow

1467 days ago

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

1481 days ago

Picture article: Pressing the Olive Oil from the Greek Hovel

1482 days ago

In praise of Nicho, Papou in Kambos

1482 days ago

A Video Christmas card to Kambos from my father and I

1493 days ago

The Englishman from Toumbia starts to “hear” Greek

1500 days ago

My Christmas Tree Prize Competition

1502 days ago

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

1507 days ago

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

1508 days ago

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

1509 days ago

Meet our Policeman at the Bar in Kambos

1510 days ago

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

1510 days ago

Another ouzo, 1033kg of olives and real excitement

1510 days ago

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

1511 days ago

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

1512 days ago

My big bike and falling off it at the Greek Hovel

1512 days ago

Wuss of the year – Jamie the architect

1513 days ago

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

1515 days ago

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

1515 days ago

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

1515 days ago

Picture article: Winter shower arrangements at the Greek Hovel

1515 days ago

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

1517 days ago

Okhi Vreki – Elias avrio?

1518 days ago

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

1519 days ago

The First Olive Oil from Kambos - c/o Nikko

1520 days ago

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

1520 days ago

Olive harvest postponed to Thursday

1521 days ago

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

1523 days ago

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

1523 days ago

Back at the Greek Hovel – logistics nightmare one

1523 days ago

Back in Lovely Eleni’s Taverna in Kambos

1523 days ago

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

1530 days ago

Making the Real Man Christmas Puddings 2014 – a picture gallery

1539 days ago

Picture Article: And so here is the fig chutney 2014

1539 days ago

Thinking about grapes in Bristol and at the Greek Hovel

1573 days ago

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

1579 days ago

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

1579 days ago

Nicho, the Magician of Kambos

1580 days ago

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

1580 days ago

Picture article: The Cultural quarter of Kambos – Part 1

1580 days ago

A surprise for the Mrs…from the Greek Hovel

1581 days ago

Preparing for winter & snake protection at the Greek Hovel

1581 days ago

Frigana Fields of Death Picture Special from the Greek Hovel

1581 days ago

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

1581 days ago

Paddy Leigh Fermor, The Mani and Kambos

1582 days ago

Two Final Moments of Triumph at the Greek Hovel

1582 days ago

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

1583 days ago

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

1584 days ago

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

1584 days ago

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

1585 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

1585 days ago

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

1586 days ago

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

1586 days ago

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

1588 days ago

Explaining Scotland to the lovely Eleni

1590 days ago

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

1592 days ago

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

1593 days ago

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

1600 days ago

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

1600 days ago

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

1600 days ago

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

1601 days ago

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

1601 days ago

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

1601 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

1602 days ago

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

1602 days ago

It’s My Wedding Anniversary so an almost day off

1606 days ago

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

1607 days ago

Quindell & Himex – just a bit of background

1607 days ago

Motorbike Issues at the Greek Hovel

1619 days ago

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

1622 days ago

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

1624 days ago

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

1625 days ago

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

1625 days ago

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

1625 days ago

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

1626 days ago

Yikes..Snake seen at The Greek Hovel

1627 days ago

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

1628 days ago

Falling off the Bike for the First Time

1633 days ago

Photo Special – My Eco-Loo is ready

1635 days ago

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

1638 days ago

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

1638 days ago

Run Number Two at the Greek Hovel

1639 days ago

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

1639 days ago

Weekly Video Postcard #73 – I like Challenges Edition

1640 days ago

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

1641 days ago

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

1641 days ago

URGENT Trouser Update from the Greek Hovel – Retirement Confirmed

1643 days ago

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

1643 days ago

At last...I have a real fan!

1643 days ago

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

1644 days ago

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

1646 days ago

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

1648 days ago

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

1649 days ago

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

1649 days ago

Waiting for the storm in Kambos

1650 days ago

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

1650 days ago

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

1651 days ago

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

1651 days ago

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

1652 days ago

The Greek Hovel…a Monument to Right Thinking Folk

1652 days ago

Report from the Greek Hovel Number 12 – Coping with Fear

1652 days ago

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

1653 days ago

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

1654 days ago

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

1654 days ago

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

1654 days ago

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

1655 days ago

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

1656 days ago

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

1656 days ago

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

1656 days ago

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

1657 days ago

Picture Special – Report from the Greek Hovel Number 4

1657 days ago

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

1657 days ago

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

1657 days ago

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

1657 days ago

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