That Greek Blue

My blog ...postcards, musings and observations on life

What’s in a name?

Simon and Garfunkel… Parsley…sage…rosemary  and Greek lamb… Growing wild and pungent under a Cretan sun… …better dried than fresh   Chicken… Salvia… Profound wisdom…   Pesto pasta… Basileus…Greek…the King Fawlty…Brush! Remembrance… Anthos… dew of the sea… More lamb!   Mint…   Refreshing… Summer Mojitos… Money… Frannie xx      © 2014 Francesca Muir

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My garden’s guardian angels

Twins… moulded in the same vein… Sit cheek by jowl adorning the old wall.   They see all seasons… through rain, sunbeams and the occasional hail.   The guardians of my garden   Silently oversee all that lives and grows… planted or otherwise! Frannie xx      © 2014 Francesca Muir  

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Love and friendship

“Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet  than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.”   “Our soulmate is the one who makes life come to life.”   “If you love someone, set them free.  If they come back they’re yours;  if they don’t they never were.” “Don’t […]

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Under the Frangipani tree

I have a secret place which none knows   Where I escape to when it’s all too hot and bothered…   A place where I can see  through rain drops   To the grace and grandeur of pink-tipped petticoats with golden hearts   Where the air is intoxicatingly sweet with perfume from sun-kissed petals   Which mass in a […]

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Summer’s slow roasted beets and bonhomie

Alfresco dining must be one of life’s simplest, and greatest joys. This summer I’m in love with the huge variety of fresh seafood and chilled crunchy salads and vegetables.   My big favourite this year is fresh baby beetroot which I slow roast for a couple of hours with fresh thyme, cloves of garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper […]

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Shoelaces…a rite of passage!

Where were you when you first learnt to tie your shoelaces?   Take that first big step from babyhood to childhood…    Assert your independence…   Claim your first rite of passage?   Well done Lucy… So happy to have shared this with you and this will be a day you will always remember.Frannie xx   […]

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