A forager who became a grower


The nature of Eastern Pelion is so overabundant, that, from the very first moment of my contact with it, the primitive instinct of foraging woke up inside me.   Suddenly, where everyone else saw just plain grasses, I could distinguish edible greens (sow thistles, chicory, wild Mediterranean hartworts, kariana greens etc.). Where everyone else saw ….  Read More

Pelion from scratch


Pelion was chosen as a summer residence by the 12 Gods of Ancient Greece and they would come down to it every summer from the neighbouring Mt. Olympus. In that age, Pelion was inhabited by the robust Centaur tribe, which were human from the waist upwards and horses from the waist downwards. They were warriors, ….  Read More