Kamini Takes Centre Stage Kamini Takes Centre Stage
Credit photo Brian Sidaway Or should we say builds a stage. An attractive addition to our valley, creative masons expanded the stone rain channel to include an outdoor theatre. Very nicely done, we don’t know who or what is going to be starring in our new amph ...
Kamini Takes Centre Stage
Kamini Takes Centre Stage
Merry Grumble Merry Grumble
KC wishes all and sundry a healthy happy 2017 With Love from us, no offence!!
Merry Grumble
Merry Grumble
All Roads Lead To….. All Roads Lead To…..
They went thatta-way…!! Not so long ago, the island erected road signs designed to stop visitors from getting lost or confused. I was particularly pleased with the one in Kamini Harbour. Being Irish and all, it seemed normal; some newcomers however still ask m ...
All Roads Lead To.....
All Roads Lead To…..
Regatta signifies Season End Regatta signifies Season End
In like a Lion, out like a lamb, pretty much says it all about the annual yacht race from Athens to the Rock. Friday howling winds and high seas, these determind boats and crew braved the conditions to participate in the traditional season closing regatta. That was ...
Regatta signifies Season End
Regatta signifies Season End
Not a Pants on Fire true tail… Not a Pants on Fire true tail…
The comet staff and management made parole this month and escaped to the northeast coast of the States where we happened upon a pleasant surprise. An island also devoid of motorized transport. Fire island has long understood the value of not allowing mopeds and such ...
Not a Pants on Fire true tail...
Not a Pants on Fire true tail…
Ignoring Silly Season Rhubarbs Ignoring Silly Season Rhubarbs
Instead the KC is getting down to some really interesting news rather than re-telling the who’s who and what of  the island’s August seen and be seen, scene. You put your new foot out… Mid-August 2016 called for a new model. Old transportation had ...
Ignoring Silly Season Rhubarbs
Ignoring Silly Season Rhubarbs
Some just Never “Get-it” Some just Never “Get-it”
Time and time again the island has had to fight against the wheels, pun intended, of “progress”. We have always advocated that one moped, would be the thin end of an irreversible wedge, and ruin the island. Hydra would no longer be the tranquil and unique place that ...
Some just Never "Get-it"
Some just Never “Get-it”
Only in Kamini, and only us. Only in Kamini, and only us.
“Let’s do something different,” she said, “why don’t you call Castello (ex baby-beach) and see if they have sushi, we haven’t had any for at least two years.” Surprise Sushi Celebration I called they did have such fresh salm ...
Only in Kamini, and only us.
Only in Kamini, and only us.
June Fool June Fool
Copyright infringement ? Okay so a couple of months behind April Fool, but contrary to a new Kamini rumour that I have  gone into competition with Dole and Chiquita bananas super corporations, we are not associated with this new brand gracing the shelves of Dimitra& ...
June Fool
June Fool
Mid-Month-Sillyness Mid-Month-Sillyness
Not trusted by at least 3, or is that 30 million visitors to date. Conceived in 1983, had to wait until it was invented in 1995 to launch internet on the island. No charges for anything as we have nothing to offer, this sight, er site, is for sore eyes only, enter a ...


“That should be in the book” or, “I don’t remember that chapter” are periodically asked when I bring an old island tale into conversation.

“Endless”, I reply, “Up there with War & Peace were I to write all three decades worth of rhubarbs; I had to be selective”. But it did get me thinking, there are perhaps indeed a few I should have put down and the result was to come up with this compromise. Posting them on the Comet before dementia looses them forever, and as a sort of monthly chore to keep me out of mischief. So here we go, kicking off so to speak, with the first chapter…

The E-Team

Motley or What?

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 suspects Steffie far left hiding behind Lennie. Blake our mascot (Teresa Seabrook’s four year old son) just to the right of the match ball (propped up by a single malt beverage). Photo definitely taken before the game began as the lack of bloody appendages will attest. (see below, An ‘Almost’ Perfect Game)

Island-Dog Tails

A Frightening 'Thing'

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 aspects of our existence in this village. Continue reading

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