Thursday night’s Thanksgiving dinner at Jeff’s was amazing! It really was like a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings! Fabulous turkey roasted American style with stuffing that was a meal in itself. Before it was served we chatted outside while admiring the amazing view and played a little pool, which was good fun! But after the meal we were all goosed and yawning! Apparently Turkey possesses a chemical that induces tiredness – never knew that before and it surely explains why everybody wants a nap after their enormous Chritmas dinners! Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2013
My Mum’s Beachcombing Tale.
My Mum is amazing! She is 76… or 77 – I can’t remember now, fighting fit and no challenge is ever too big for her! No way does she look her age!
When I was over at Mum’s in Javea, in September, I showed her all the shells that I’d picked up from The Arenal – her local beach and she said she would go and pick more of the same and then bring them over to the UK with her at Christmas. Continue reading
Roaring Success for New Masseuse!
I haven’t done much this past week, apart from working. Ian and I finished off the villa painting on Tuesday and the rest of the time I’ve been continuing with my stock build of Seashell Mosaics & Collages.
I did have a lovely day of beachcombing in Bali on Friday with two girlfriends, Jackie and Pauline. Continue reading
Dancing the Night Away!
Well it’s been another eventful week. The day my birthday falls on is also my Name Day here. In Greece a person’s Name Day is more important than their Birthday and the fact that they fall on the same day is quite significant I think – another sign that Crete is part of my destiny and also feels like my spiritual home. Continue reading
Painting Villas Instead of Pictures!
It’s been almost two weeks since my last post and so I need to write up on what’s been happening in my life lately.
I recently completed another version of my fisherman and his boat. I sold the first one I made at the exhibition in Chania last May. Continue reading