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From Sian

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We have this picture from Tony on the wall in our house in Skopelos.

I first saw it shortly after it was painted in 2008, when I lived on the island and looked after Tony’s cat, Grinia, through the winter. I loved the painting instantly, but at the time had no spare money to buy it! 18 months ago we bough our little house on Skopelos and got to know Tony better. He was a gentle man with a dry wit, and we enjoyed his company.

I loved the freshness of his paintings and was delighted when he opened up his studio for us to look around – there was the painting I had loved on sight in 2008, so we bought it! I am so pleased to have it on our wall in his memory. It feels like an era has ended, sadly.

With kindest thoughts to Anna-Karin and Zoe.

Sian and Jim Shuttlewood

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Eco tourism

kalderimi

Eco tourism development on Skopelos; How can visitors enjoy the beautiful nature of Skopelos by walking and hiking on it. This will be the theme of an evening organized by Spyrou Hotels & Companies in Rigas Hotel at 20.30 hours.

Invited by Spyrou are members of the town council, business people, people that are already involved in this kind of tourism and members of related organizations. If there are people who would like to attend please call Lia Vlasakoudi at 0030 210 691911 to make a reservation.

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