Archive for April 21st, 2018

Flowers and brushes

Spring on Skopelos is wonderful. The amount of flowers scattered all over the island is enormous. Bright lilac, purple, red and yellow can be seen on fields, in trees and bushes. How to photograph them so the brightness shows on the photograph? I was in Stafylos and Glossa yesterday and stopped several times to try and “grab” those fantastic colors.

It is interesting to see every year what colors pop up when houses, stores, roads, signposts, walls, steps, chairs, tables are being painted for the summer. Starting in March residents and foreign home owners remember what repairs need to be done and if they are lucky they can find a handyman to do the job because everybody wants to get ready for the season about the same time.

A lot of handymen complain that all the work is packed in those two months but the weather does not always enable you to do this kind of work.

This spring is wonderful, we have had mostly good weather and some weather sites say next week the temperatures will go over 20 degrees Celsius. Look at Meteo for temperatures next week. The sea is still a little cold but I am sure some will continue swimming or will take their first dip.

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