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  • Genre:TRAVEL
  • SubGenre:Europe / Greece
  • Language:English
  • Pages:248
  • eBook ISBN:9781619275959

It's Enough

Simply Symi Island, Greece

by Ros Armstrong View author's profile page

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Overview

'It's Enough" Simply Symi Island, Greece is a personal memoir relaying how Ros was wrapped in warm Greek hospitality. Typifying a positive Greek lifestyle of love, laughter, sun, swimming, fishing, dancing, fun and freedom, she relished the experience amongst spectacular turquoise water and quaint houses painted in a pastel palette whilst overcoming run-ins with the local constabulary and a diabolical sleep-walking experience. Living a simple life she learnt to accept the Greek Orthodox Church's belief that 'we are simply passing through.'

Description

Escape to Symi Island, Greece and accompany Ros, a single woman, living, learning and loving for six months on tiny, picture-perfect Symi. Tramp the hills and smell wild herbs, swim the turquoise waters, fish and sail the Aegean, ponder the island's history of sponge diving, wartime depredations and memories. View neo-classical architecture both ruined and restored and experience the Greek Orthodox Church's explosive Easter, name day ceremonies and weddings.

About the author

Initially writing newspaper travel articles, Ros Armstrong later diversified and gained recognition for short story, poetry, play and essay writing. Ros' memoir, 'It's Enough,' Simply Symi Island, Greece ISBN 978-1-6192741-0-5, available since 2013, relates her six-month sojourn on a Greek island. Quirky, illustrated poems in Amazing Aunt Dolly in Action ISBN 978-1-6319218-5-8, available 2014, playfully records audacious Aunt Dolly with her big backside. Relationship novella, Crazy Carousel Life ISBN 978-1-54391-781-9 and e-Book ISBN 978-1-54391-782-6, printed 2017, is a Hell Fire mix - sex, religion and mothers! Now, four cats in a rescue escapade that children and adults will love; Daddy, Laddie, Rufus and Spook ISBN 978-1-54398-312-8 (print), ISBN 978-1-54398-313-5 (e-book), 2019.

All books are available through e-book distributors.

Printed for personal distribution Ros' poems The Moon is a Balloon (2018), presents her wacky view of life.


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