After an Arctic winter, a British recession, and a downturn in the newspaper business, two journalists and their dog embark on an journey in the wild and pretty southern Peloponnese. A really perfect plan, aside from one issue – Greece is deep in monetary crisis. And if fiscal failure can't overturn the couple's escapade in rural Greece, perhaps macabre native customs, a scorpion invasion, zero dog-tolerance, and eccentric expats will. This is usually a humorous and insightful journey through one among the last unspoilt areas of Greece. It’s crammed with encounters with warmth-hearted Greeks who current that this troubled nation nonetheless has heroes, if not euros.
"An reliable view of 'away-from-it-all' life in Greece at current, as seen through the refreshingly unblinkered eyes of a very gifted author. An fascinating, humour-spiced book that entertains and informs. Extraordinarily useful." Peter Kerr, bestselling author of Snowball Oranges.
"Honestly, you gained't be able to put this book down." Maria Karamitsos, The Greek Star newspaper, Chicago.
"Marjory tells a superb story with a journalist's eye for mood and factor… With luck she goes to write down a second amount as entertaining, good-hearted and shifting as this." Alex Martin, Anglo-Hellenic Evaluation, London.
"A book to relax out into, an beautiful report of Greece's uniqueness, written with wonderment, admiration and wit, all in equal measure." Anne Zouroudi, award-worthwhile author of the Greek Detective assortment of novels.
Marjory McGinn's laconic wit and nice trend brings the herb infused panorama of the Mani to life with a joyous ease." Harry Bucknall, author of Like a Tramp, Like a Pilgrim.
'"The right book of its type I've ever study. It has it all: humour, fascinating info and a superb measure of sentiment… Marjory is a really gifted author." Effrosyni Moschoudi, author of Amazon bestseller, The Necklace of the Goddess Athena.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Marjory McGinn is a Scottish-born journalist who has labored as a perform writer for important newspapers in the UK, and in Australia, along with The Sydney Morning Herald, The Events, The Each day Mail and The Scotsman. Based in the UK, she generally spends time in Greece. She writes a weblog with a Greek theme on her web site www.bigfatgreekodyssey.com