This week's FGT was held at the new Crusoes Pub. We had quite a group for a good catch up. There was Dave and Bernie (remember her grill room next to Maggie's), myself, Dave and Linda and we were joined later by Kath and Rob. We were hearing about the effects of the last big thunder storm when lightning struck Dave and Linda's house and two neighbours. Dave and Linda had their boiler blown up but one neighbour lost their TV, android box, router etc! They were lucky, Dave and Linda's roof caught fire with their previous strike. Luckily the torrential rain put it out! Steve's absence for his mum's funeral back in Wales gave us a chance to marvel at her longevity and her thirst for knowledge and adventure almost to the end. It was very pleasant sitting in the shade in the bar and it was a while before the meeting broke up.
Last wee's FGT was held at Theodoros Resort on a very hot morning. Shade and a cold drink were number one priority. We had a small group with Dave and Linda, Chrissa and her partner and Steve and myself. We had a good old natter about all things Roda, including the disadvantages of buying here without first renting for a while. Roda and Corfu are completely different when our lovely visitors are not here and some people don't take to it. Others enjoy having the place nice and quiet and still enjoy good spells of lovely weather. Dave and Linda brought us up to date with the continuing saga of their boiler that was struck by lightning the other week. Spare parts on their way from Athens, hopefully in time for the boiler to be fixed for their visitors. The next FGT will be at Newport.
For anyone visiting Roda next week, we’ve changed the venue of the Forum Get-Together on Wednesday August 9th at 11am, to include Theo’s new bar restaurant 'La Luz.’ Pop in for a chat if you’re in the village ...
Back from our beloved Roda last Friday and finally finding some peace and quiet to write a line or two. So lovely to catch up with Steve and Jan at a very quiet FGT at Skouna..........there was only the four of us but still plenty to talk about. A wonderful two weeks catching up with old friends and making new ones, had a car from Dromeas for a week so ventured further than we had before and loved the Achellion Palace and the stunning views from the Kaiser's Throne. Amazing dinner in Old Perithia as always and Yummies and Nicos never disappoint whereas La Luz wasn't what we'd hoped for...........the staff appeared very glum.........I hope that's a one off as it's a beautiful location and deserves to do well. Yet again two weeks wasn't long enough but back to work to earn the pennies so we can return again. Best wishes to Jan and Steve..........Sarah and Ian.
I can’t believe you’re back home already, Sarah, but it sounds as though you had a good time around the island ... I’m glad you got to Old Perithia in spite of the fires. Hope you enjoy your trip to Naples ... I expect the heatwave will have gone away by then. See you both next year,
janiemou: Are you surviving the rain Kaz?
Jun 12, 2019 16:35:23 GMT 2
kaz: Just about janiemou..its raining now,,grey skies and windy its " s'windy, loved your pics of the sea....not been up on the sea wall since accident, maybe soon,getting around I bit better now............rain just stopped!! strange weather?? take care xx .
Jun 13, 2019 10:30:37 GMT 2
kaz: Hope you are both well Jan & Steve and enjoying the Roda sun!!!....the days here have been dry but humid,phew..........not able to get to Roda again this year ( I miss it so much) never mind, one day..take care, love Kaz & Rosie xxx
Jul 15, 2019 16:43:37 GMT 2
janiemou: Hi Kaz,I had pretty good weather when on quick trip back to the UK, not been so good since I have been back. Hopefully it will be better tomorrow.
Jul 16, 2019 14:36:06 GMT 2
kaz: Hi Janiemou.........as you may have heard, we had a Heat Wave for two days here.....my was it hot?? shouldn't complain though only it hasn't stopped raining to-day...we can't win can we?? Hope you and Steve are keeping well and still enjoying life.........
Jul 27, 2019 16:04:20 GMT 2
kaz: Not able to make Roda again this year.....family holidays in progress!!!So it will be just me n Rosie up on the sea wall!!! take care..love Kaz xx
Jul 27, 2019 16:07:29 GMT 2
janiemou: Oh Kaz, we will miss you, as will Roda.
Jul 27, 2019 17:37:57 GMT 2
kaz: I will miss you to...............one day a?
Aug 3, 2019 13:00:50 GMT 2
kaz: Nice cooling rain here in Kent after 2days of sweltering SUN...shouldn't complain though should I.....I have friends on their way to Roda at the wkend staying at the Afroditi, I expect you will know them..........just wish I could be there with them. Enjoy
Aug 28, 2019 20:34:49 GMT 2
kaz: Just got on my 'puter..thanks for missing me!!...I am there in spirit (always)just wish my BODY was !!!never mind, next year with luck ( before I have to use a walking frame!!!)glad the weather is good for you all....hold on, just want to wipe the tears
Sept 11, 2019 19:50:02 GMT 2
kaz: Now my puter is playing up.......I cant win
Sept 11, 2019 19:53:37 GMT 2
kaz: Hope Forum meetings are going well?? I miss them too xxxx
Sept 11, 2019 20:01:03 GMT 2
kaz: Weather in Kent is very hot...........still not as nice as being in Roda!!!
Sept 17, 2019 16:19:06 GMT 2