Sipping wine on a Thursday afternoon…

It’s 2.53pm and I’m sat at Bolton Market in their newly refurbished food court with a small glass of Rose. I can hear you wincing.
I know, my fellow Boltonians, you are cringing at what I have just so openly divulged.
You might picture me in a dingy boozer surrounded by old men who have been unemployed since their paper boy days, aged 15.
You would, of course, be mistaken.
There has been a wave of renovation here.

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The magical Greek island of Kos







One of Greece’s Dodecanese islands, Kos is both an area of outstanding beauty and a welcoming, lively destination situated in the Aegean Sea.

If you are reading this and expecting a travel guide that will inform you of the best hotels, restaurants and beaches, I apologise, you will be sadly disappointed.

Kos, from my experience, is a place to be admired, examined and consumed in it’s most natural form. It’s the place once home to the ‘Father of Medicine’, Hippocrates, and that- according the Greek mythology- was visited by Hercules.  The destination was also home to soldiers during the Trojan War, as told by Homer in The Odyssey.

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