Rare “Yesteryear Selfie” Rare “Yesteryear Selfie”
Surprise attachment from my father this morning, thanks Dad, hardly look nineteen! Chief Bottle-washer of the Comet
Rare "Yesteryear Selfie"
Rare “Yesteryear Selfie”
Pre-Digital Winters Pre-Digital Winters
What Tourists Don’t See (boat sinking) These photos of our stormy winters past must be fairly rare, given that the only way they exist was if one had a camera in hand at the time, with film, that then somehow made it to a developing lab. These days I can only ...
Pre-Digital Winters
Pre-Digital Winters
The E-Team The E-Team
Motley or What? The E-Team (as in Ex Pat), circa 1985, finally found in the dusty archives of our apotheki The team has at least nine nations in it (not including Pan who started playing for both sides when we were down by two digits). Spot then junior usual suspect ...
The E-Team
The E-Team
Island-Dog Tails Island-Dog Tails
A Frightening ‘Thing’ The world has become far too serious. Even on the Comet we have found ourselves drawn into the news and obituary side of matters. An integral part of life to be sure, but we have decided to periodically revert to the more whimsical ...
Island-Dog Tails
Island-Dog Tails
Uh-Oh… Not-So!! Uh-Oh… Not-So!!
At first glance it looked as though Kamini was under threat of yet another prolonged major noisy construction. The appearance of a bulldozer, tons of rock, and cement bags deposited at the bottom of our hill looked ominous. What new dreadful invasion was this? ̵ ...
Uh-Oh... Not-So!!
Uh-Oh… Not-So!!
An ‘Almost’ Perfect Game An ‘Almost’ Perfect Game
Back in the winter of 1985, a sporting event happened on Hydra, and if it had been officially sanctioned, it would still hold several records in the Guinness Book of … It all began in my bar, the Bahia. A debate led to a soccer match unprecedented. The expatr ...
An 'Almost' Perfect Game
An ‘Almost’ Perfect Game
Change is coming… like it or not. Change is coming… like it or not.
Anchors Aweigh Sure, it doesn’t look like much now (my camera phone’s zoom isn’t too strong), a small, innocuous platform bobbing off Kamini. Imagine this same view in a couple of months’ time with a thirteen-ish-deck, multi-swimming-pooled, super cruise ship ...
Change is coming… like it or not.
Change is coming… like it or not.
Last Christmas… I Gave You Last Christmas… I Gave You
Last Christmas I gave you my giblets, and you swallowed them whole. This Christmas I’d give you the same but you went away, so I’ll give them to someone special… Your old sidekick: Jingle Belle, Jingle Belle, Jingle all the way. Christmas Lunch A ...
Last Christmas... I Gave You
Last Christmas… I Gave You
From Black Friday to White Christmas? From Black Friday to White Christmas?
Black Friday, a large rhubarb of silly proportions and a new terminology to us rural Greek folk. Apparently it’s when people in the U.S and now spread to the U.K. stampede and maul each other in hordes to acquire something on the first day of Xmas sales. THE d ...
From Black Friday to White Christmas?
From Black Friday to White Christmas?
Closing Time Closing Time
We inmates of Kamini do not define when the seasons change by dates and calenders, but by when dining establishments open and close. Official Closing Hours in Kamini It is officially winter when the last taverna shuts down for the season. The last hours at the Kodel ...
Closing Time
Closing Time

Rare “Yesteryear Selfie”

Surprise attachment from my father this morning, thanks Dad, hardly look nineteen! ...
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What Tourists Don't See (boat sinking)

Pre-Digital Winters

These photos of our stormy winters past must be fairly rare, given that the only way they exist was if one had a camera in hand at the time, with film, that then somehow made ...
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Motley or What?

The E-Team

The E-Team (as in Ex Pat), circa 1985, finally found in the dusty archives of our apotheki The team has at least nine nations in it (not including Pan who started playing for both sides ...
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Safe to Pee these days

Island-Dog Tails

The world has become far too serious. Even on the Comet we have found ourselves drawn into the news and obituary side of matters. An integral part of life to be sure, but we have ...
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'Catapillar' in the trees

Uh-Oh… Not-So!!

At first glance it looked as though Kamini was under threat of yet another prolonged major noisy construction. The appearance of a bulldozer, tons of rock, and cement bags deposited at the bottom of our ...
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game 8

An ‘Almost’ Perfect Game

Back in the winter of 1985, a sporting event happened on Hydra, and if it had been officially sanctioned, it would still hold several records in the Guinness Book of ... (more…) ...
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Anchors Aweigh

Change is coming… like it or not.

Sure, it doesn’t look like much now (my camera phone’s zoom isn’t too strong), a small, innocuous platform bobbing off Kamini. Imagine this same view in a couple of months' time with a thirteen-ish-deck, multi-swimming-pooled, ...
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Christmas Lunch Anticipation 2013

Last Christmas… I Gave You

Last Christmas I gave you my giblets, and you swallowed them whole. This Christmas I'd give you the same but you went away, so I'll give them to someone special... Your old sidekick: Jingle Belle, ...
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Best wishes to all from the Comet

From Black Friday to White Christmas?

Black Friday, a large rhubarb of silly proportions and a new terminology to us rural Greek folk. Apparently it's when people in the U.S and now spread to the U.K. stampede and maul each other ...
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Official Closing Hours in Kamini

Closing Time

We inmates of Kamini do not define when the seasons change by dates and calenders, but by when dining establishments open and close. It is officially winter when the last taverna shuts down for the ...
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