Symi Dream

Living on a Greek island

A Greek island blog from Symi in the Dodecanese islands of Greece. "James’s great talent lies in his careful observation of the absurd and the amusing, the dramas and the difficulties..." Anne Zouroudi.

Symi Dream - Living on a Greek island



I’ve not shown you any photos of Yialos for a while as I don’t get down there much at this time of year. Some were taken from the balcony, others while pottering around last week. Meanwhile, up in the village, we at our house are looking forward to the arrival of the family on Thursday. It will be the first time I’ve met my grandson, so that’s something special. The temperature has stabilised a little, with cooler early mornings, but it’s still hot in the sun, of course. It’s also been windy in the evenings. I’m not sure if that’s the Meltemi, but it’s welcome in a ‘close your shutters before they are ripped off’ kind of way. I now need to dust everything in the house – again – but that’s hardly a high price to pay for cooler air. Anyway, without much news, here are a few random shots taken recently in or of Yialos.

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