Watch “Demis Roussos-Zorba’s Dance (with Raffaella Carrà )” on YouTube

Greece is probably my most visited country from my first venture to Corfu with my mate to my last solo trip to Aegina, which was my final solo trip before becoming totally captured by involved with my ex.

My aunt used to love Nana Muskouri:

Watch “Top 5 Nana Mouskouri” on YouTube

I spent a week in Crete, where I had a great time, I had arrived with my Swedish friend, who went off to Ios, the party island. I was always felt at home in the Greek Islands.

Watch “Vicky Leandros Come what May (Stereo)” on YouTube

When I went to Crete in 1990 they had still quite clearly remembered WW2 and sometimes appeared to view Germans with suspicion.

My very first adventure was in Corfu with my best mate, I had loved every minute of it. I was acutely aware of the wildlife, having read My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell, who grew up in Corfu and was so inspired he had eventually run a zoo.

Watch “Corfu Fauna and Flora, may 2015” on YouTube

He is the reason I have a high tolerance of things like finding my son had a snail crawling up his bedroom wall.

Watch “My Family & other Animals audiobook by Gerald Durrell read by Gerald Harper. Abridged” on YouTube

Watch “My Family and Other Animals BBC trailer, 2005” on YouTube

Watch “The Durrells in Corfu, Season 4: The Last Supper” on YouTube

Watch “‘My Family and Other Animals’ by Gerald Durrell” on YouTube

Watch “THE DURRELLS IN CORFU | Episode 1 Scene | PBS” on YouTube

Greek music is amazing,

Watch “Zorba’s Dance” on YouTube

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