Tag Archives: Leros

Traditional Easter in Greece and – well – other aspects in Britain

Greek Orthodox Easter isn’t always at the same time as the Anglican, Protestant and Catholic festivals. This year it falls a week later, with Easter Sunday being on 28 April. In Symi, the sombre observations of the preceding Holy Week … Continue reading

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Pre-Easter test of ingenuity…

Clue – 3rd and 4th course on the menu…

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Jigsaw Island – finding the comedy in tragedy

Top: Agios Isidoros Chapel, Leros, Dodecanese Islands Below:¬†Refugees, Lakki Harbour, Leros Much as I enjoy humour, increasingly I see the balance between comedy and tragedy. Like yin and yang, they are co-dependent, one acting as a foil to the other. … Continue reading

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Greek Islands

My husband Martyn and I love the Dodecanese Islands and have visited Rhodes, Symi, Leros, Kalymnos, Kos, Lipsi and Patmos, also Samos further north, which is not part of the chain. We have a special fondness for Symi, having spent … Continue reading

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