4th January 2020 Everyone our way knows it as an aubergine grilled and served up with grated cheese and tomato purple tinge to its black skin – never known once grilled leaping to life in any greek dish and lipsmackingly wonderful on a summers day note though – best served with oil and herbs tastesContinue reading “Eggplant”


Peculiar A reflection.   Sat a cafe bar on a greek island, enjoying fish and chips taking in the breeze off the azure blue sea and observing the comings and goings of the day – when reactions are heightened by two feathered locals kept company down the marble path by their owner   ! i’dContinue reading “Peculiar”

Out of Focus

Salford 19th June 2017 in response to wordpress photo challenge Focus Here’s a Pic of A Greek Chapel, in Crete taken during a recent family holiday. I played around with the depth of field in this shot – concentrating the focus on the chapel and the bench outside. Being a chapel – I couldn’t takeContinue reading “Out of Focus”


Daily post prompt – Island No man is an Island – that’s how the tale goes But for one hour, around sunrise on Alykanas Beach, I truly was at home on this little Greek island – Zakynthos We’d gone there on a family holiday.  The plane had landed late that night, so I let Mum and DadContinue reading “Islands”

Ionian Blue

Warm blue skies in a Zakynthian Sky, white fluffy clouds go passing by floating away like waves in the breeze which lap up slowly, hitting your knees Golden sand meets with the blue of the sea Oranges hang high in a Greek orchards tree Little fish swim in the sea round your feet Nipping your toesContinue reading “Ionian Blue”