Category Archives: birthday

Let me take you there – Terrible With Raisins: the naughty bits…

Clair, having fled to the gorgeous island of Symi to escape that BIG birthday, has a rare night’s sleep. And instead of the usual nightmare… “Blessedly asleep that night, I met a new person who was neither male nor female … Continue reading

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Stick to what you’re good at.

As an ex – many years ex – art student, I was perhaps over optimistic about designing my own book covers. We got there, eventually, Martyn & I, with the amateurish painting my department and tidying it up digitally, his. … Continue reading

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Behind the holiday island: Leros as seen by Takis Varnas

Apart from the beauty of the island of Leros, Martyn and I return year after year because of the friends we have made there. We have known Takis Varnas and his family the longest. They have all helped me one … Continue reading

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Diana re-appears on Leros!

In 2002, Martyn and I went to Leros to celebrate his 50th birthday. As usual, we stayed at Studios Happiness and had fun with the Varnas family, Mixailis, Eytychia, Despina, Takis,¬† and micra – little – Eytychia (granddaughters being named … Continue reading

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