A longer report this time owing to no having a phone line for a couple of weeks. Torrential rain, some cold nights and a small earthquake. But first you have to read some boring stuff. Downstairs, Anna’s belongings were gradually disappearing to the house down the hill, and we did a bit of work in […]

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Now we actually own the house we live in we can start doing things without the nagging fear that everything might go wrong and leave us homeless. Admittedly it wasn’t very likely, but however small the probability it nevertheless acted as a brake on getting stuck in. I started by trimming the olive tree outside […]

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We’re now three weeks from the winter solstice and I’m already longing for the days to start lengthening, just as much as I used to in England. I know, you just can’t please some people. After all, the temperature’s been in the mid teens every day and there’s rarely a breath of wind even up […]

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