They are now one day old and all seem to be doing well. The carrier box which was to take her to the vet tomorrow morning arrived and is in reception. Maria forgot to mention this to me and I only found it when she left me the key at her departure. Sophie, who has the room where the puppies were born, is going into Paleochora later to see Ziggi, who is part of Paws, to make sure no one comes tomorrow to take her to the vet.… Read the rest
Our little mother-to-be is no longer a mother-to-be as she was in the throws of giving birth to her little ones on a rug in the room of one of the guests.
As I sat on my lounger enjoying the late afternoon sun, the wind got up all of a sudden. It is now gusting to 61km/h (41mph). The van is shaking but Boris is still preferring to be in his open plastic bed outside rather than his igloo. The Small Dogs immediately came inside with me and have settled down together.… Read the rest
I’m sure Maria said she would come back to the camping on Saturday but she may have meant next Saturday.
Consider the subject to be the topic if you will. That is not to be confused with a chocolate bar containing ‘a hazelnut in every bite’.
So far we have had 36.8mm of the forecast 24mm of rain and everything is extremely wet and soggy. Added to that, I have loads of washing that needs doing and I have two drippy bits of roof light rather than one. The good news it that Boris and Dave are only a bit soggy and I hung out their blankets during a sunny interval.… Read the rest
I have just ordered a Henry vacuum cleaner together with 10 extra bags to be delivered to the Vlisidis supermarket in Kountoura. How I am to transport it back to the camping is another matter however they will probably put it on the van when it’s going to the Paleochora branch as it’s on the way.… Read the rest
There was rain here yesterday, all 26.2mm of it, as I may have mentioned. There is likely to be more rain later with the added delight of some thunder for the benefit of Boris. More rain is forecast for tomorrow with another dose of thunder.
Boris didn’t join us for a walk this morning, however, Luis was delighted as it meant that he was not performing vicarious ball chasing with Boris supervising.… Read the rest
It said it would, so it’s hardly surprising. Something like 8mm for the rest of the day and a bit more tomorrow. The black clouds have been milling around for ages so we knew it was imminent.
We are having clouds today with the possibility of rain and thunder later. I was having this discussion with a young Dutch boy staying, with his family on the camping. In fact we have three generations of the same family here: the grandparents in their camper, their children and grandchildren in one of the vans and a tent.… Read the rest
But last night it was with Dennis and Carol, the British couple, who are staying here at the moment. I was doing my evening reception shift and Dennis and Carol offered me some food as they’d cooked up more than they could eat. They have been borrowing my saucepan and washing bucket so this was my payment.… Read the rest
Last night we dined for the last time at Grameno Restaurant. I had the Grameno vegetarian special of the evening and helped Tony with his Moussakas as he couldn’t quite manage it all.
It’s certainly getting near the season end. The nice French guy who helped yesterday left this evening, the English couple in the Motorhome leave tomorrow as does the Swiss family in the third static van T3. Tony and Ursula leave on Sunday to stay the night in a hotel before leaving for Athens by ferry on Monday.… Read the rest
I can see six unread messages from me in your inbox: three in the last 24hrs or so and three older ones. The last message I sent was at 13:17 so i have little to add since then other than I am likely to fall asleep in my comfortable chair in the reception office.
The French couple with the little girl actually have a little boy unless my understanding of biology is incorrect. Hopefully I didn’t make any blunders last night but, having been to the beach to talk to someone else, it is very evident that there ‘daughter’ is in fact their son.
Yesterday got busier and busier. A man and his wife came to look around the camping, however, they didn’t come back later so must have decided to go elsewhere.
I hope you had a good birthday bash. I should imagine it was a night of wild excitement continuing until the early hours.
I was up and getting my latest mouse ready at 07:00, taking the dogs for their walk and adding to the mouse sanctuary. I’ve just been back to the van to find yet another mouse waiting in the trap. Fortunately I have several traps now so can move them around when one is occupied.
So far, in a period of less than 24 hours, I have five mice on the scoreboard. Two released at the other end of the camping last night, two released at my mouse sanctuary at the end of the promontory and either one or two in the trap as I write. I think there is one inside and one outside so I am waiting for the outside one to become an inside one.… Read the rest
Indeed I would expect nothing less than a full and detailed rundown of the weather and of the occupancy of Costa. My day would be incomplete without.
One continuous round of drinks and excitement! Having visited the supermarket earlier, Fido and I decided to go a little further to visit Ursula and Tony in their present accommodation at Viena Rooms and Apartments – very Grand. ‘Viena’ is deliberately with only one ‘n’ as that’s what it says on the sign. Viena R&A are further on from the supermarket, nestled in downtown Koundoura, so even more frightening than downtown Paleochora.… Read the rest
I think you should keep doing it for as long as you can. As Poirot correctly points out, the Little Grey Cells require exercise.
They are getting so brave now that they actually sit near me whilst I am working on my laptop!
Don’t worry, it’s not very warm here either. I’m wearing a hooded fleece and the van door is shut: this is only 2 October so I trust it is not a sign of things to come.
We made it to October, me slightly before you by some two hours, at 00:00:01 this morning.