Kos in a Time of Covid 19: 1st Days.

Beach near Kos town. For this short series of posts on our recent break, I’ll include pictures to replace the usual daily natural beauty shots I’ve been doing, so I don’t overload followers with too many posts! Travel overseas is risky and a bit odd just now: certainly from the UK. Always the risk rules …

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Today’s Picture: 2 Oct 20

A beach on the Greek Island of Samos. Taken in September 2016. I intended to start a short series of posts relating to our recent stay on Kos today. However, life and Windows combined to prevent me. Exchange of unused holiday currency meant a trip to the nearby city, where we also replenished our stocks …

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Today’s Picture: 1 Oct 20

Dusk in the forest. Yesterday, I ended my short annual period of online absence. You should try it: if you’re old enough, it will remind you what life was like before we were all enslaved by the social pressure of constant availability. If you’re too young to know such freedom, you’ll learn it’s possible to …

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Today’s Picture: 30 Sep 20

A rocky track on the Greek island of Samos. Taken October 2016. Every year, I have a complete break from the internet. I believe it keeps me sane. However, earlier this year, I committed to posting a picture of the outdoor world every day, to share with people stuck indoors, mainly due to the Covid …

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Today’s Picture: 29 Sep 20

A quiet walk through part of the Forest of Dean. Every year, I have a complete break from the internet. I believe it keeps me sane. However, earlier this year, I committed to posting a picture of the outdoor world every day, to share with people stuck indoors mainly due to the Covid 19 crisis. …

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Today’s Picture: 28 Sep 20

The white cliffs of Dover are famous, of course. But there's another stretch of chalk cliffs in the UK, the only other one, at a place called Flamborough, East Yorkshire. Each year, I take a complete break from the internet. I’m deluded into believing it keeps me sane. However, earlier this year, I made a …

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Today’s Picture: 27 Sep 20

The River Wye Valley, and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) as seen from the veiwing platform at Symonds Yat. Each year, I take a complete break from the internet. I’m deluded into believing it keeps me sane. However, earlier this year, I made a commitment to post a picture of the outdoor world every …

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Today’s Picture: 26 Sep 20

Natural harbour on the Greek island of Rhodes. Taken October 2017. Each year, I take a complete break from the internet. I’m deluded into believing it keeps me sane. However, earlier this year, I made a commitment to post a picture of the outdoor world every day, to share with people stuck indoors. So, I’m …

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Today’s Picture: 25 Sep 20

Looking across the valley at the village in the Forest of Dean. Each year, I take a complete break from the internet. It recharges batteries and gives time to reflect on the world as it was before we were all required to be in constant contact. However, earlier this year, I made a commitment to …

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Today’s Picture: 24 Sep 20

In the mountains of the Greek island of Rhodes. Taken September 2017. Each year, I have a complete break from the internet. It recharges my batteries and gives me time to reflect on the world as it was before we all surrendered to constant contact. However, on 4th April this year, I made a commitment …

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