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2014 Reflections

2014 Reflections

31 Dec, '141 Comment

Where has the time gone? For goodness’s sake it feels like Jan 1st, 2014 was just yesterday! Never mind. Let me recap the goals I set for myself for 2014 and see how I did. Here goes: DONE: Run the Athens Half Marathon (read the “down side” below) DONE: Maintain weight at or below 91kg […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy 2015!

Merry Christmas and Happy 2015!

24 Dec, '143 Comments

Wishing you a fabulous festive season my friends.

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Some of the bulbs are showing already!

Some of the bulbs are showing already!

4 Nov, '140 Comments

I planted a bunch of bulbs on Oct 24 and I’m thrilled that some have already pushed through! Thanks to Google+ for applying some special effects to the original picture. Quite neat

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Durazi Sunset

Durazi Sunset

3 Nov, '140 Comments

Went for a quick walk this afternoon and fell onto this beautiful sight that I had to record. The duration of this sunset was just under 4 minutes. It’s sped up 8x here to fit into a 30 second clip. Enjoy!

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MGS S01E11 – A Garden and Gardening Update

MGS S01E11 – A Garden and Gardening Update

1 Nov, '140 Comments

This episode is dedicated to my friend Fadi Fallaha who continues to encourage me to continue on with producing these episodes. Thanks Fadi! So here you go, a quick update on the status of the garden after an absence of a couple of weeks due to work commitments. This update contains a gardening status check […]

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376 bulbs and some hollyhocks planted

376 bulbs and some hollyhocks planted

24 Oct, '140 Comments

To put what I’ve done this morning in the garden in a sentence, it would have to to: “Back breaking, but exhilarating work!” My wife brought just about a whole suitcase-full of bulbs with her from her recent visit to Scotland. This morning I’ve planted 376 of those bulbs around various borders in the garden and […]

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Bulbs!

Bulbs!

17 Oct, '140 Comments

  My my wife just got back from the UK and she brought me this horde of bulbs. YES!

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MGS S01E10 – Inviting Birds into your Garden

MGS S01E10 – Inviting Birds into your Garden

4 Oct, '140 Comments

There is nothing that brings a garden to life than birds and their chirping and singing and flitting around. We’re blessed to have several varieties who have made our garden their home. To invite them into your garden doesn’t really take too much effort; at the very least, just provide them with water to drink […]

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MGS S01E09 – Potting the Seedlings

MGS S01E09 – Potting the Seedlings

27 Sep, '140 Comments

The seeds I’ve sown in Episode 2 have mostly come through with some achieving quite good success. It’s time now to pot them up in small pots and make them ready to go into the ground. Apart from the potting of the seedlings, I construct proper shading boxes to replace the temporary structure on the […]

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Video Postcard – Birds in my Garden

Video Postcard – Birds in my Garden

22 Sep, '140 Comments

Good morning! Enjoy this video postcard from my garden. إفتح قلبك… لتبتسم لك الحياة Open your heart… to have happiness flood in.

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