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Luxury & your well-being

  Words and images Pete Wilcock At certain times we all sit up and become determined to put  things right in our own world – perhaps a new job, a new car, a new partner – or my personal favourite…

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Ambrosial

Ambrosial

   Words and photography by Pete Wilcock (click on any image to enlarge) It is good to often apply a specific word to a project or intent – I feel it gives focus to achieving your overall goal. Don’t ask…

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Lamb Curry at Kalliopi Kitchen

Kalliopi Kitchen 76

Peter Wilcock

“Lamb and Lent” Written by Karen Watts A few weeks ago I received an e-mail from Amy in Nottingham. A confirmed Rodophile, Amy wanted to know, before booking her first trip of the year if it was ok to eat…

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Cottage living room

“Springing into it”

Peter Wilcock

Words and images by Pete Wilcock (click on any image to enlarge) Firstly thanks for all of your support with the Luxury Design blogs so far – the reach of them has been incredible, some very interesting people reading them…

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Meze

Kalliopi Kitchen 75

Peter Wilcock

“Spring & Veg Mezes” Written by Karen Watts Last week most of Rodos experienced an entire week of torrential rain. Yesterday for the first time in seven days we woke to sunshine. The island is intensely greener and everywhere are…

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Prawns with ginger rice

Kalliopi Kitchen 74

Peter Wilcock

“More Prawns and Some Pampering” written by Karen Watts This week I discovered The Anesis Massage and Wellness Centre – https://www.facebook.com/AnesisMassage/ – located on Alexander Diakou Street just opposite the jetty on Windy Beach. In Greek, Anesis means entering a…

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Boiling glazed radishes

Kalliopi Kitchen 73

Peter Wilcock

“Living Libraries” Written by Karen Watts I recently received an e-mail from a friend in the UK bemoaning the closure of libraries in the Britain. In Greece libraries have been closing down since the crisis began 8 years ago. While…

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The front entrance to VLK

Make an entrance

Written by Pete Wilcock (click on any image to enlarge) 2017 is here and, of course, we are at it again! A new year always herallds a spike in our creativity and so it is all change at the villa with plenty of improvements,…

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Prawn salad

Kalliopi Kitchen 72

Peter Wilcock

“A New Year, A New Blog” Written by Karen Watts Over the last 10 days many of us have eaten enough “festive” meat to feel the need of a meal that is an alternative – light but filling, nutritious and…

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Karen has help in the kitchen

Kalliopi Kitchen 71

Peter Wilcock

“Stuff It” Written by Karen Watts Just about anyone can roast a chicken. I have spent years telling people how easy it is and watching their personal delight when they do in fact manage to produce a perfectly edible and…

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