Category: Greece

  • Donkey Tales

    Donkey Tales

    (14/06/14)  Aegina is a gorgeous little island, about an hour by ferry from Athens.  It seemed only right that my first trip to Greece should see me go to an island or so, and considering how late I woke up, Aegina was pretty much my only option left for the day.  Far from a regrettable one,…

  • Blue Skies

    Blue Skies

    …because there’s never a bad time for a Joss Whedon reference. Well, I’ve managed to escape Russia!  It reminds me of a post I saw on facebook a while back: I nearly didn’t manage my ‘escape’ however—due to a traffic jam on the road to Finland, I didn’t actually get to the border before my visa…

  • Hammock Time

    Hammock Time

    I’ve just come from drinking the latest ‘medicine’ advised by a stranger.  I told the manager of the hostel I’m at that I think I’m getting a cold, and the next thing you know, he walks into the kitchen, cuts up two cloves of garlic, and serves them to me in a glass with half…

  • Log


    “You know, when you introduced yourself as a disaster zone, I didn’t quite realise!” said my current room-mate.  “I know,” I replied: “I’m a human train wreck”.  This conversation followed my stepping on a bee:  unfortunately, I’m somewhat allergic, and my leg (or more accurately, my foot) has been transformed into a log.  My shoe…

  • Шубы


    Well, from here on in, I’m going to pretend that the other lady in my hostel room has early-onset dementia.  I think it’s the only way that it’ll make her bearable: and to be fair, it might be slightly true.  I literally just told her that I hate that I have to have the same…