Tag Archives: greece

  1. Wordless Wednesday ~ Olympic Stadium: Athens

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    Wednesday 11 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  2. Architecture of Syros

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    Saturday 07 May, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    The Greek island of Syros is the northernmost isle of the Cyclades, and covers 83 sq km (32 sq miles) with …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract (IV)

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    Thursday 28 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth and last entry for the ‘Abstract’ Weekly Photo Challenge is a rather unique door knocker. I think of it as …
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  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: Abstract (II)

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    Sunday 24 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is some abstract art, of sorts, on an area of plaster of a half …
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  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime (II)

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    Saturday 16 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge memory trigger of ‘Dinnertime’ is of a great little Mexican place we found in a small …
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  6. Wordless Wednesday ~ Hellenic Parliament

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    Wednesday 23 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  7. Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony (III)

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    Thursday 10 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third Weekly Photo Challenge entry is a sneaky photo of a family in harmony, all wearing their respective …
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  8. Astypalaian Backstreets

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    Tuesday 09 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    If there’s one thing I love, it’s exploring backstreets of the places we visit. These are a few of the …
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  9. Wordless Wednesday ~ Anastaseos Church

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    Wednesday 27 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  10. Weekly Photo Challenge: Alphabet (III)

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    Monday 18 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge concerns three distinct letters of the Greek alphabet, O, X, …
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  11. Weekly Photo Challenge: Alphabet (I)

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    Friday 15 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a signpost to the castle on the Greek island of Astypalea. …
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  12. Ready for action!

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    Thursday 14 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  13. Weekly Photo Challenge: Weight(less) (IV)

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    Monday 11 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My final Weekly Photo Challenge entry is a dock crane on the Greek Cyclades island of Syros, captured at dusk. …
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  14. Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle (I)

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    Friday 01 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows the suckers of an octopus; perfect circles no less. …
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  15. Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering (II)

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    Sunday 20 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My second Weekly Photo Challenge entry was taken on the Greek island of Amorgos, easternmost island of the Cyclades, as folk gathered …
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  16. Macro Monday: Greek Island Thistle

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    Monday 07 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s Macro Monday image is part of a thistle, growing on a mountainside in one of the Greek islands. …
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  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: Victory (II)

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    Monday 16 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I’ve not felt very in tune with the theme ‘victory’ with all that is going on; it seems somewhat inappropriate. So, today …
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  18. Weekly Photo Challenge: Treat (II)

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    Saturday 31 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge represents travel; one of my main passions in life, and …
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  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: Treat (I)

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    Friday 30 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a personal favourite, a fresh salad served with hot spicy …
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  20. Weekly Photo Challenge: Careful (IV)

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    Monday 26 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a set of steps that you really …
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  21. Weekly Photo Challenge: Extraordinary (IV)

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    Monday 19 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is another Greek Island shot – one of …
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  22. Weekly Photo Challenge: Extraordinary (III)

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    Sunday 18 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a case of ‘which direction?’ Although perhaps not all that extraordinary, …
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  23. Weekly Photo Challenge: Extraordinary (II)

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    Saturday 17 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is one I’ve posted before, but love it, so why not share …
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  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy Place (II)

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    Sunday 11 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows four images of secluded coves in the Greek Dodecanese …
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  25. Stavros the dog!

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    Wednesday 30 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Even though I was brought up with dogs, and decades later still have a farm pooch, I’m not one to …
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  26. Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid (IV)

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    Monday 21 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the wooden latticework or grid of a …
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  27. Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid (I)

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    Friday 18 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the tiny Greek island of Telendos, as taken from Kalymnos. As for …
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  28. The church at dawn

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    Thursday 17 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This small orthodox church sat atop a hilltop on a Greek island in the Dodecanese was dark and mysterious as …
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  29. View from Leros island

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    Tuesday 15 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  30. Serene Sunday

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    Sunday 13 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  31. Orthodox Cathedral: Naxos, Greece

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    Tuesday 01 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  32. Bell Tower

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    Saturday 22 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    The bell tower next to the cathedral in Pothia, Kalymnos A fine structure that is a dream to photograph Would …
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  33. The Bakery

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    Tuesday 18 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Just love this elegant little backstreet bakery 🙂 Pothia, Kalymnos, Dodecanese, Greece . .

  34. Cathedral Square

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    Thursday 13 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is the cathedral in Pothia, Kalymnos With its beautiful mosaic courtyard .

  35. Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet (II)

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    Monday 10 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is of our small person, walking towards Dimitras Temple on the …
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  36. Weekly Photo Challenge: ‘Half & Half’ (II)

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    Sunday 19 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a view of the Aegean, split half and half by …
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  37. Weekly Photo Challenge: Symbol (IV)

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    Monday 13 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a symbol I guess…. looks like a …
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  38. Weekly Photo Challenge: Door (III)

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    Sunday 05 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the door of a rather special little car we came across …
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  39. Flower Friday ~ House Plant?

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    Friday 12 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

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  40. Flower Friday ~ Streets of Syros

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    Friday 05 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . So it’s Friday again, and time to dig out another flowery treat. The Greek island of Syros was a …
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  41. Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken (IV)

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    Monday 25 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is what appears to be a rather broken …
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  42. Images of Naxos hinterland (2 of 2)

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    Sunday 24 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    In the first of this two-parter about the Greek Cyclades island of Naxos, you’ll have seen a few general pics of …
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  43. Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken (III)

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    Sunday 24 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is all about the almost broken economy of Greece. Things are now at a crossroads, …
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  44. Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken (I)

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    Friday 22 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a WWII Greek army jeep. No more words are necessary.   . …
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  45. Images of Naxos hinterland (1 of 2)

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    Sunday 17 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Naxos was a fleeting visit for us; sandwiched between time spent on a couple of other Greek islands, Astypalea and …
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  46. Flower Friday ~ The Entrance

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    Friday 15 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    A simple, yet effective combination of flowers against paintwork. Nothing fancy; just peaceful and welcoming. Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, early September …
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  47. Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion (IV)

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    Monday 27 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is our kiddo swimming on the Greek island …
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  48. Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion (III)

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    Sunday 26 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the flag of our neighbours, Greece, flapping away in the wind …
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  49. Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion (II)

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    Saturday 25 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge captures the motion of our kiddo running from the surf …
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  50. Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird (IV)

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    Monday 20 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is  one of my personal favourites. We were back on …
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