Day to day news and happenings from the village of Mochos, Crete, Greece through the eyes of the crazy Englishwoman with all the cats......

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  • Change to location of blog
    on Mar 16, 2011
    I have moved the blog to a Facebook page as it is easier to integrate information and media from others there... The Page is on the following link!/pages/Life-in-Mochos/188188724549726Please pass this information to any...
  • Tomorrows Concert
    on Aug 9, 2010
    Tomorrow night there is a concert in the village. Take a look at the following link.!/event.php?eid=141661452523743...
  • The annual backgammon (ταβλι) Championship
    on Aug 9, 2010
    Yesterday was the annual backgammon championship.....most of the men here play and it is taken very seriously as you can see from the turnout for the championships....Pictures courtesy of Alex Vogiatz.
  • Guiness Record Attempt
    on Aug 8, 2010
    Last night was the Guiness record attempt for the most people Cretan dancing at once (Pentouzalis)....there were people dancing from Chania to Ayios Nikalaos on the side of the highway. Due to one or two organisational slip ups, some people missed...
  • Dancing in the three squares
    on Aug 7, 2010
    Last night there was music and dancing in three local squares St Georges, Upper Panayia and the new square at Lower Half....I havent got any photographs, but Alex has given me permission to use some of his, thanks Alex!
  • Apology
    on Aug 4, 2010
    Hi EveryoneA really big apology for not having posted for a while, but this was due to personal reasons. I am back and there is lots going on in the village at the moment to keep me busy posting.....Sorry again...
  • ASDA home delivery supreme.....
    on Jun 4, 2009
    I have tried supermarket home deliveries in the UK, but this is the first time one has come to me here. Joanne, pictured arriving in the village square, brought me two big bags of goodies from ASDA, including 8 kilos of my favourite breakfast cereal...
  • Demon Huntress - a first!!
    on Jun 2, 2009
    Well Jessica the demon huntress has excelled one day she brought a bird home....nothing unusual there you might say....but then after I went to bed, she came home and dropped something on the bed. It fluttered and I thought Oh dear a bi...
  • RIP Ginger
    on May 3, 2009
    Easter started off as a really happy time and we all enjoyed the special time and the spectacle that is Easter here. I went to the church on Saturday night to light my candle and then came home to put the cross above my door to bring good luck. This...
  • It's started!
    on Apr 17, 2009
    Well, the quiet of Lent has now officially finished. At seven this morning the Church service started.....and the bombs....and the Church bells....3 and a half hours of it.....I couldn't hear the service over the loudspeakers for the other noise, but...
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