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mosaic road
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When you take your camera to the bathroom because you know there is something really beautiful in there ! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at mosaic road
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The mornings are freezing but the days are around 20C...the skies are blue and sun shines with such a glare that it is like Mother Nature has forgotten it is winter. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at mosaic road
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Trees just laden, more than laden, with oranges were lining every street in Athens. The stark contrast of bright colour against the grey skies caught my attention...as did most of this great city. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at mosaic road
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When you take tea at the Royal Mansour you do feel pretty regal ...I was waiting for the Queen to appear...or even a corgi ! Luckily these amazing tiers of treats, fit for any Princess, did appear and omigod what a Royal banquet ! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at mosaic road
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A big wooden thumbs up sculpture greets you on arrival at Ourika Garden. It truly sets the tone. It’s a thumbs up type of place...more than in fact. We had a glorious outdoor lunch surrounded by landscaped mountain gardens. The service from the hotel manager Said was so warm and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at mosaic road
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The Xmas tree in the Syntagma square, in the heart of Athens, is quite stunning as you can see. It was a grey and drizzly New Years Eve and this silvery beacon was pure wow factor. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at mosaic road
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Yes childish I know.....but I never tire of these gigantic floating bubbles...luminescent, neon and rainbowesque ....detergent magic I call it ! Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at mosaic road
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What a delectable surprise to find a specialist meringue cafe. My pavlova roll was filled with lemony creme and it maybe one of the best desserts I have ever eaten. Don’t miss Μαρέγκα από Σπίτι for a fabulous treat Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at mosaic road
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These soldiers belong to the Evzones regiment and they guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Hellenic Parliament in Athens. The changing of the guard occurs every hour with an elaborate marching performance. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at mosaic road
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Built in Athens in 1874, this mansion with its Corinthian columns and neoclassic style, was used in the Olympic Games in 1896 for fencing events and then again in 2004 for the press centre. It was the first building to be erected specifically for the revival of the Olympic Games... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at mosaic road
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Athens...population of about 3.75 million including suburbs. A fact that you might not know is that my home city of Melbourne has the biggest Greek population in the world, outside of Greece ! Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at mosaic road
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Is this graffiti or is this street art....luckily whatever it is, it does not detract from the vast and sprawling magnificent panorama below that is Athens Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at mosaic road
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Not sure if this #amazing sculpture has a name....not even sure of exact location as I saw it from my taxi driving from.the airport into Athens...it reminds me of a blurry person being blown backwards in the wind Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at mosaic road
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Baking bread (sometimes called side oven bread) in the Atlas yesterday....truly bestever bread you could ever eat B Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2018 at mosaic road
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Here is the very chicken caught in the act ! I should have stopped and asked the age old riddle ‘why did the chicken cross the road’. I may have got a reasonable answer so we could retire that endlessly asked question. Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2018 at mosaic road
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The mighty and majestic Atlas here dwarf the travelling mule trekkers I could just see in the distance. Man and beast are pretty well blended into the rugged stony background as they seemingly inch along. When I see this crazy scale of man to mountain, then I truly must acknowledge... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2018 at mosaic road
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Before the 12 days of Xmas pass in a caloried holiday blur, I want to post the foodie Christmas windows at Fortnum and Mason in London. A full twelve months is spent working on them. So the minute these holidays are done it starts all over again for the designers/Xmas... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2018 at mosaic road
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I found a very cute Chistmassy cafe in Chiswick where the stockings were up and even a candy cane striped blanket was provided to ward off the Chiswick chills. Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2018 at mosaic road
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London seems to be the place to go for donuts ! I did not buy and did not try for the simple reason that one is never enough and neither is two. I cannot be trusted near donuts. I just have to inhale the warm sugary, yeasty smell and I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2018 at mosaic road
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Glitter and glamour everywhere you turn in London ...dazzling lights, shiny windows and sequinny clothes...stunning ! Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2018 at mosaic road