I have a huge number of Lupinus pilosus seeds, please feel free to contact me if you’re interested. Some brief info below and here’s a link to a previous post […]
Actually more closely related to the turnip (Brassica rapa var. rapa) then broccoli, Rapini is likely the semi-domesticated descent of a wild herb originating either in China or the Mediterranean region. Rapini is […]
I severiously like this sign I saw in Greece, which introduced me to (and perhaps invented) the word “severiously” – assumedly a fusion/hybrid of “severe” and “seriously”. ..
Although I am not in Venice anymore I thought I’d post a few photos I took there last week of these nicely aged shutters… Coincidentally, I have a few […]
According the the Encyclopedia Britannica there are around 300 species of asparagus worldwide, 15 of which can be found in the Mediterranean region. Asparagus prostratus, once considered to be a […]
Yesterday afternoon I spotted a few emerging wild asparagus shoots while walking through an olive grove. Wild asparagus is classified as Asparagus prostratus and thought to be a separate […]
The praying mantis (Mantis religiosa) is a close relative of the cockroach. I believe this is that species, also known as the European Mantis. Always an interesting insect to look […]
Here are some photos I took last June in the medieval village of Pyrgi on the Greek island of Chios. Intriguingly, as you can observe in the following photos, […]
A shot from the Athens fish market, always a chaotic and lively scene. In this photo I seem to have captured a moment of calm.
Here are a few photos through a fisheye lens adaptation on my phone. I’m not typically a phone-photographer, but thought I’d try it out in a context where I […]
Upon my initial encounter with this peculiar creature I though, how odd, a small nocturnal hummingbird. However, upon further inspection and a bit of background research I have deduced […]
This lighthouse is out on a somewhat desolate, very rocky point called Gero Gombos on the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea. The last time I was here […]
I took these photos a number of months ago, and just rediscovered them in my archives. The photos depict goats embedded (to a certain degree) into the face of a […]