Monthly Archives: May 2011

A busy weekend of fun

Hello again my dear reader, this weekend was one of barbecuing, snorkelling and even playing board games. Our visitors from Boston brought with them an insatiable appetite to see and experience as much of Bermuda as possible. And, Bermuda being … Continue reading

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Friends visiting

Hello again my dear reader, a couple of friends of ours have just landed in Bermuda. They will stay with us for 5 days. It’s quite exciting to see people from the rest of the world, off-island sort of speak. … Continue reading

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Shopping before Bermuda day

Hello again my dear reader, tomorrow is Bermuda Day, the annual May 24th holiday. On this day each year, there is a race and a parade in Bermuda. Since it’s a holiday and this is Bermuda, not London or a … Continue reading

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Jitka, the Master Fisherwoman

Hello again my dear reader, we spent almost the whole weekend just gone fishing. Our spot of choice was Cavello Bay, a ferry port with clear water and plenty of fish. The fishing started on Saturday morning at 9:30. I … Continue reading

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First barbecue of the season

Hello again my dear reader, as promised, this weekend was one of firsts so I have to report on all of them. On Saturday, a colleague and friend with his fiancĂ©e came over to our place to drop off his … Continue reading

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First time snorkelling off Warwick Long Bay

Hello again my dear reader, it wasn’t really warm enough for snorkelling on Saturday 7th May but it still looked bright and beautiful in Bermuda. Jitka was out with friends for coffee in the morning so I took Athena for … Continue reading

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Not going end-to-end after all

Hello again my dear reader, we have decided to pull out from the Catlin end-to-end walk after all. Given that it’s over 40 km from start to finish and it begins at 08:00, assuming an average speed of 5.75 km … Continue reading

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The pleasure of being “homeless”

Hello again my dear reader, one of the best (and worst) things about being Greek, at present, is that however much you may desire to return home, it’s plainly impossible due to the financial situation back home. In effect, that … Continue reading

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Larry Burchall from the Bermuda Sun says it all plainly

Hello again my dear reader, I found a post on the Bermuda Sun newspaper website the other day that really explains the situation in Bermuda very succinctly. It uses the row over buses for tourists as a way in to … Continue reading

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Update: vegetable patch up and running

Hello again my dear reader, I’m writing to update you on the state of our vegetable patch. Things are progressing well. We opened some more space and planted green bell peppers, yellow peppers and thai basil. The total list is … Continue reading

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