Author Archives: spiros

The joy of dry towels

Hello again my dear reader, I’m on holiday at the moment, off island. It’s my first time off the little rock that is Bermuda and I think it will be interesting to record my experience, just to see how different … Continue reading

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Our first experience of the annual Cup Match holiday

Hello again my dear reader, the weekend just gone was very relaxed. This is because it came directly after a 2-day national holiday. Yes, indeed, two days in a row. Every July, the last Thursday and Friday of the month … Continue reading

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Jitka is famous, she’s on the Royal Gazette website!

Hello again my dear reader, it appears that my wife has broken into fame and stardom in Bermuda. A photo of her can be seen on an article in the Royal Gazette. Of course, the article isn’t actually about her. … Continue reading

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The sun is up and the water tank full

Hello again my dear reader, after two days of almost non-stop rain, we’re back to beautiful sunshine. It turns out that more rain fell in the last two days than in the whole of the months of May and June! … Continue reading

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Looks like autumn today

Hello again my dear reader, after a week of consistent high temperatures (high 80 F, low 30s C) and high humidity (75% and above) it appears that, in Bermuda, we are going to be treated with a short rest from … Continue reading

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Bermuda newspapers confuse news with advertising

Hello again my dear reader, it’s lunchtime at work today and I opened two tabs in Firefox to read the local news from The Royal Gazette and The Bermuda Sun. It’s always interesting to read the local newspapers here in … Continue reading

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Second wave of planting

Hello again my dear reader, we have now started our second season of growing fruit and vegetables. People say that there are indeed 5 growing seasons in Bermuda due to the normally warm climate. I guess we’ll see about that. … Continue reading

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The tanks are filling up

Hello again my dear reader, I had a weird feeling yesterday when it started to rain. Like I’ve said before, when it rains here, it pours. But, my only thought yesterday wasn’t how I was annoyed at the rain because … Continue reading

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A week of good weather

Hello again my dear reader, it’s been a whole week of good weather for a change. It’s rained at night and sometimes in the morning but it’s been mostly hot (30C / 86F) during the day and late into the … Continue reading

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Vegetable garden producing returns, finally

Hello again my dear reader, we have been worried recently that our vegetable garden wasn’t going to be as productive as we had planned. This was mostly due to the fact that our main interest, tomatoes, were not turning red. … Continue reading

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