Category Archives: Sanders Blog – Hellas

Week 451

Sunday, 13th August, 2017 Glorious day of warmth and bright sunshine. Had intended to go to the Health Club but the garden was too enticing. We spent the morning in the sunshine reading papers and discussing future plans. Particularly, today, we … Continue reading

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Week 450

Sunday, 6th August, 2017 How many people do you know who have maintained a Diary for 450 consecutive weeks? Nor me. Sheer madness! I’m afraid that today is a low news day or was until late afternoon. It was quite delightful, … Continue reading

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Week 449

Sunday, 30th July, 2017 A sunny day which looked warmer than it felt because of quite a strong breeze. The morning was spent in quiet contemplation aka reading the papers. The afternoon was a two and a half hours at the … Continue reading

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Week 448

Sunday, 23rd July, 2017 Lovely, warm and sunny morning which lasted until 2.00 pm when the cloud came over and gave us a short, sharp shower. Since then, it’s been alternate bright/wet. Back home after three weeks on the road, we … Continue reading

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Week 447

Sunday, 16th July, 2017 A lazy morning of newspapers and breakfast in Bologna and then an enjoyable drive into Switzerland. The Milan ring road which is normally a violent beast of a road was lovely while all those vile Italians … Continue reading

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Week 446

Sunday, 9th July, 2017 Wonderful sleep in this lovely, port-side hotel. Enjoyable and relaxed breakfast followed by a good read of The Sunday Times. Out for a long walk into the old town. It is so hot and humid that … Continue reading

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Week 445

Sunday, 2nd July, 2017 A late morning. Didn’t get up until 8.00 am although that was Central European Time and equivalent to our normal 7.00 am. We drank orange juice followed by tea followed by coffee and downloaded the Sunday … Continue reading

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Week 444

Sunday, 25th June, 2017 After  eight and a half years, we have reached all the 4s. Can you imagine 444 weeks or 3108 days of stream of consciousness dribble. At least the Poison dwarf loves it! And here’s some more. The … Continue reading

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Week 443

Sunday, 18th June, 2017 Phew what a scorcher! As readers of the Blog will know, I am something of a weather watcher and recorder. My iPad app and my smartphone app tell me throughout the day the weather in numerous different … Continue reading

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Week 442

Sunday, 11th June, 2017 As Ruth will clearly remember, in 1887 Ferdinand Tönnies published Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft or ‘Community & Association’ which first described the contra-distinction between the pre-modern sense of community or family and neighbourhood and the modern concept of … Continue reading

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