A surprise call from lovely Eleni – what on earth am I doing in cold Wales?

114 days ago

Day 4 of the 2019 Greek Hovel olive harvest: the Old Bill calls, the team is complete, is the cat dead? – Saturday

123 days ago

Nightmare at the Greek Hovel – car won’t start bus to catch

127 days ago

The Greek Hovel Olive harvest 2019 day 1: Wednesday

134 days ago

Back in Kambos – an ouzo in what used to be Miranda’s

135 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: another day of shame and pointlessness for the Financial Mail on Sunday

250 days ago

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

490 days ago

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

495 days ago

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

521 days ago

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

534 days ago

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

537 days ago

Arguing about money with lovely Eleni and her husband Nicho

578 days ago

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

582 days ago

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

587 days ago

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

592 days ago

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

603 days ago

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

633 days ago

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

686 days ago

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

781 days ago

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

782 days ago

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

869 days ago

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

870 days ago

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

870 days ago

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

871 days ago

I'm off to Greece - yippeee

896 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

950 days ago

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

951 days ago

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

952 days ago

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

958 days ago

Photo Article - It's just cricket

1004 days ago

Diary of a diabetic - 9.6 WTF?

1028 days ago

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

1061 days ago

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

1063 days ago

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

1064 days ago

In trouble with the Police again

1066 days ago

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

1067 days ago

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

1075 days ago

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

1076 days ago

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

1077 days ago

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

1077 days ago

Diary of a diabetic day 25 - lifting poison in Kambos

1078 days ago

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

1083 days ago

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

1086 days ago

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

1088 days ago

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

1088 days ago

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

1089 days ago

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

1089 days ago

Photo Article: This really will make Evil Knievil drool again

1147 days ago

Naming Mark Slater Hill at the Greek Hovel

1147 days ago

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

1149 days ago

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

1150 days ago

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

1151 days ago

Photo Article - just to make Evil Knievil salivate and jealous

1152 days ago

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

1152 days ago

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

1215 days ago

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

1219 days ago

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

1223 days ago

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

1239 days ago

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

1240 days ago

An evening that was a farewell to Kambos until December

1379 days ago

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

1388 days ago

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

1388 days ago

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

1393 days ago

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

1407 days ago

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

1413 days ago

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

1419 days ago

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

1431 days ago

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

1589 days ago

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

1593 days ago

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

1775 days ago

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

1777 days ago

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

1779 days ago

An English couple walk in to the Kourounis taverna in Kambos

1779 days ago

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

1788 days ago

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

1789 days ago

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

1790 days ago

Wildlife diversity report from the Greek Hovel

1798 days ago

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

1866 days ago

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

1883 days ago

Picture article: Pressing the Olive Oil from the Greek Hovel

1924 days ago

In praise of Nicho, Papou in Kambos

1925 days ago

The Englishman from Toumbia starts to “hear” Greek

1943 days ago

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

1950 days ago

One Hour to Christmas Pudding in Kambos

1952 days ago

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

1953 days ago

Another ouzo, 1033kg of olives and real excitement

1953 days ago

My big bike and falling off it at the Greek Hovel

1955 days ago

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

1958 days ago

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

1960 days ago

Okhi Vreki – Elias avrio?

1961 days ago

The First Olive Oil from Kambos - c/o Nikko

1963 days ago

Olive harvest postponed to Thursday

1963 days ago

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

1966 days ago

Back at the Greek Hovel – logistics nightmare one

1966 days ago

Back in Lovely Eleni’s Taverna in Kambos

1966 days ago

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

1972 days ago

Nicho, the Magician of Kambos

2023 days ago