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A wife and friend, with just the right blend of crazy, 4 countries in 11 years. Now living on the Greek island of Rhodes

Thinking of Eleni

Thinking of Eleni… The small island we live on was rocked recently by the violent death of a young woman. Her body was found on Fokia beach, the last small cove between Pefkos and Lindos.

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Experience Greek Easter on Rhodes

If you find yourself in Greece during Easter expect something a little different. There’s very little chocolate in the shops and hardly any bunnies at all.

Easter here is a serious religious event with a week of events all centred around the church.

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I’m an expat I’ve got this

I’m an expat, I’ve got this, it’s what I do and what I enjoy. Being uncomfortable, not knowing where things are any how things work on a basic level is what makes me tick.

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It’s all gone a bit Durrell – from Manchester to Rhodes

Everything has all gone a bit Durrell in recent months on the Facebook page, “Looking forward to a little bit of the ‘Durrell’ life” is what ‘S’ said when she volunteered to drop everything and come to the island. The first guest post from ‘S’ a wonderful friend who is house and pet sitting for us on the island of Rhodes.

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Christmas in a Greek village bakery

Christmas comes with many different traditions around the world and many of those involve food. This year we were invited into the village bakery Γλυκές Αναμνήσεις (Sweet Memories) to find out all about the local Greek traditions of Christmas.

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Acts of kindness advent calendar

Last year I decided to do an acts of kindness advent calendar. This year I’m doing it again and there’s a free copy for you to download. Don’t get me wrong I love the chocolate ones but having lived in parts of the world where you can’t get advent calendars it’s good to do something a little different.

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