Saturday, 21 June 2014

Happy Solstice ...

The sun rose at 06:01am this morning ...

That means its rising out of the sea north of Alonisos. In six months time it will be the winter solstice. Then the sun will be rising out of the sea south of Skopelos.

This from my favourite vantage point, up in the hills ...

We are hopeful now, that the thundery showers, will be a thing of the past. At least with just a brief interlude, until September when they will no doubt return again.

Around now someone will be picking fresh zucchini, and their flowers for stuffing or frying. Island produce does not get much fresher than this ...

Photo taken on Friday morning 08:30am ...

Later today Stig aka 'The Troll' will sadly walk across the tarmac at Skiathos airport, and board the SAS back to Oslo. Just thirteen 'short' weeks, my friend until you return to top up the tsipouro tanks. Along with Pelle and the respective SWMBO's.

Junior was so pleased to finally meet a real Troll, after SWMBO's dire warnings about them - Gentle giants - Not scary at all ...

Look forward to seeing the evidence of your new 'mug shot' ......

Good morning to the fans of the Skiathian blog, around the world. From a small soon to be very sunkissed rock, in the aegean ...


2 comments:

  1. Thanks a lot ny friend!
    I'm so glad your blog and photo are of better quality than your calculations.

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    1. We need a 'before and after' ...

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