Thursday, December 27, 2007

Eleftheria the Greek word for freedom. I could not resist putting this item into the sack of "gifts" destined for Peaslake.

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Annual All Ireland Scrabble Challenge

Mother (winner)
Uncle Bill (runner up)
Nikos (loser)
Chris (loser too)

Of note was Nikos' clever use of "REV" twice in one game.

Bookshelf Retrospective of 2007

Friday, December 21, 2007

Beemer GS Territory

December in Southern Greece and we can see the Gulf of Nafplion from the road to Aghios Petros - and what a road to travel on two wheels.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Mythos is Good for You

Actually Amstel isn't bad either.

A Villagistic Salad

Here is what is known in Greek Tourist Industry circles as a Horiatiki.
Prince Phillip was born in Corfu in 1921.

Monday, December 3, 2007

Unstoppable BMW

The PR man should be shot - the new F800GS should be equipped with state of the art disc brakes rather than those hit or miss drum things with leading and trailing shoes and all that stuff.
The punters at the NEC don't seem to care - it was almost impossible to get my leg over - In desperation I had to manhandle small snotty nosed children off the saddle only to discover that all the machines on the floor had the low seat option only.
In true BMW fashion even the centre stand is an extra - Never mind I can't afford one so that is that.
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