In 2013 we went to Skaithos – like many others before us, not for the first or last time. We went on ‘around the island’ and ‘Mamma Mia’ boat trips from Skiathos Town on a boat called the Kalypso.
Next stop on our 5-day jaunt down memory lane and the islands of Greece is Chania in Crete. Chania is the second largest city in Crete and was the capital of the island before it moved to Heraklion in 1971.
Given that we’re not going on holiday to Greece (or probably anywhere overseas) this year, I’ve been reminiscing about places we have been in the past, and I’ve decided to do a top five run-down over the course of the next few days.
I pick out my top five reads of 2019: Railsea, All The Light We Cannot See, The Last Days of New Paris, Bright Shiny Morning, and Mythos.
Day 14: Stormy Thursday It was blowy and cloudy today which has been a welcome relief after the heat of
Day 12: Time slip Tuesday It reaches the point on beach-based holidays that the days seem to pass quickly and
Day 10: No chicken, dead end We were woken early by balcony chair scraping malakas, but as Siggy keeps telling
We were picked up by a double-decker air-conditioned coach with a guide on board at 9:30am. We had booked the
Day 7: Bees, Breeze and randy waiters I realised after finishing Bridget Christie’s A Book for Her on the beach
If the worst thing that happens this holiday is that Siggy keeps losing her purse underneath all the other stuff