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Arillas general information / Re: Arillas Today
« Last post by Eggy on Yesterday at 06:14:24 PM »
Wotta super Arillas Today !!!
We start with 16 deg outside which makes me put the heating on. - Why?? - I ask myself , when at 11am it's 20 deg.We finish on a 24 deg otside temp at 6pm.
Only a few places open but , those who took the late October gamble have won on all counts! - Quiet , warm and time to spend with Taverna guys that have the time to sit and chat. - I am envious of you late gamblers!!
18th October and all is well, but Rainbow n Tria are also winding dowm. Grazella n Vincereremos also plod on as does Beach Point who are probably preparing for the Winter onslaught. Armourada will always look after us and , word on the street says Athina may be open for weekends. GOOD OH!"!!
Goat Stew on the menu - Eatcherhertout Geoff!!! - Mustard is free !!!!
A super day and must pop in to see "Capt Brouklis" who always goes down with the ship. - Last one standing n all that!!
Coconut n Malibu still an evning venture with many special offers on drinks. (Cheaper than Lidls and good company - Wot more do we want??)
Cheers
Negg
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Photo Gallery Board / Re: A to Z - Photographs of Arillas and Corfu
« Last post by patrickjohn on Yesterday at 11:54:24 AM »
H is for the HARBOUR AT PALEOCASTRITSA photographed 28th September 2018



Julia at Paleocastritsa Harbour

by pj's memories, on Flickr

All the best
Pat
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Photo Gallery Board / Re: A to Z - Photographs of Arillas and Corfu
« Last post by kevin-beverly on Yesterday at 09:12:06 AM »



HI

G FOR GREEN MAINA POOL

KEVIN SEP 2018
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Walking in Arillas and north west Corfu / Re: Walking around corfu
« Last post by kevin-beverly on Yesterday at 08:55:51 AM »


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SALVIA  sage

Salvia is herb and the largest genus of plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with nearly 1000 species of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annuals Within the Lamiaceae, Salvia is part of the tribe Mentheae within the subfamily Nepetoideae. It is one of several genera commonly referred to as sage, it includes the widely produced herb used in cooking, Salvia officinalis (common sage, or just "sage").
It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae and native to the Mediterranean region, though it has naturalized in many places throughout the world.
salvia is a ornamental plant annual or perennial
The genus is distributed throughout the Old World and the Americas, with three distinct regions of diversity: Central and South America (approx. 500 species); Central Asia and Mediterranean (250 species); Eastern Asia (90 species).


You see these plants around Arillas you might not see them but smell them

SAGE                                                                         ANNUAL                                                        PERENIAL
              

Is Sage poisonous to humans?
However, sage is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth in high doses or for a long time. Some species of sage, such as common sage (Salvia officinalis), contain a chemical called thujone. Thujone can be poisonous if you get enough. This chemical can cause seizures and damage to the liver and nervous systems.



The leaf is used to make medicine. Sage is used for digestive problems, including loss of appetite, gas (flatulence), stomach pain (gastritis), diarrhea, bloating, and heartburn. It is also used for reducing overproduction of perspiration and saliva; and for depression, memory loss, and Alzheimer's disease.
Is all Salvia edible?
Edible and useful salvias. Salvias are found in many different countries and often have strongly scented leaves, so it is inevitable that they would be used in many different cultures. ... Other edible and useful sages include: White sage or bee sage




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Photo Gallery Board / Re: A to Z - Photographs of Arillas and Corfu
« Last post by patrickjohn on October 17, 2018, 08:53:03 PM »
F is for FISHERMEN'S NETS photographed at Kasiopia on 1st October 2018.



My wife at Kasiopi harbour

by pj's memories, on Flickr

Regards
Pat
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Walking in Arillas and north west Corfu / Re: Walking around corfu
« Last post by kevin-beverly on October 17, 2018, 10:56:11 AM »


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ROSA

A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears. There are over three hundred species and thousands of cultivars. They form a group of plants that can be erect shrubs, climbing or trailing with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles

Hybrid tea is an informal horticultural classification for a group of garden roses. They were created by cross-breeding two types of roses, initially by hybridising hybrid perpetuals with tea roses. It is the oldest group classified as a modern garden rose

A standard rose (Rosa spp.) or tree rose is created by grafting a long stem onto hardy rootstock then grafting a rose bush on top of the stem. Any type of rose bush can be used but they are especially popular with Old English and David Austin hybrid roses.

Floribunda is a modern group of garden roses that was developed by crossing hybrid teas with polyantha roses, the latter being derived from crosses between Rosa chinensis and Rosa multiflora.

 Miniature roses stop growing when they reach about 15 inches in height. Blooming: Miniature roses bloom in the spring and their blooms last for weeks. Planting Miniature Roses Outside




recognized as non-toxic. Roses are among those. It is possible that one's feces might take on a more agreeable odor by consuming rose petals, but that is uncertain.

Rose petals or flower buds are sometimes used to flavour ordinary tea, or combined with other herbs to make herbal teas. In France, there is much use of rose syrup, most commonly made from an extract of rose petals. ... Rose flowers are used as food, also usually as flavouring or to add their scent to food.
The rose hip, usually from R. canina, is used as a minor source of vitamin C. The fruits of many species have significant levels of vitamins and have been used as a food supplement. Many roses have been used in herbal and folk medicines. Rosa chinensis has long been used in Chinese traditional medicine.    Other uses rose hip wine












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Photo Gallery Board / Re: Arillas sunsets
« Last post by kevin-beverly on October 17, 2018, 09:05:32 AM »


HI

KEVIN
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Photo Gallery Board / Re: A to Z - Photographs of Arillas and Corfu
« Last post by kevin-beverly on October 17, 2018, 08:59:33 AM »


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E FOR EFTICHIA

KEVIN SEP 2018
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Walking in Arillas and north west Corfu / Re: Walking around corfu
« Last post by kevin-beverly on October 17, 2018, 08:47:30 AM »



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Papaver

Papaver common name Poppy is a genus of 70100 species of frost-tolerant annuals, biennials, and perennials native to temperate and cold regions of Eurasia, Africa and North America. It is the type genus of the poppy family, Papaveraceae. Papaveraceae. This poppy is notable as an agricultural weed and after World War I as a symbol of dead soldiers. Before the advent of herbicides, P. rhoeas sometimes was abundant in agricultural fields  Papaver somniferum, commonly known as the opium poppy, or breadseed poppy, is a species of flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae. It is the species of plant from which opium and poppy seeds are derived and is a valuable ornamental plant, grown in gardens
 
Habitat
It grows in fields, beside roads and grasslands

 

The leaves and latex have an acrid taste and are mildly poisonous to grazing animals. A sterile hybrid with Papaver dubium is known, P. x hungaricum, that is intermediate in all characters with P. rhoeas.

It is used as a medicinal plant. Papaver rhoeas is found in Iran and other countries of the world. It is used for treating diarrhea, cough, and sleep disorders and for analgesia-sedation purposes. It is also used for reducing opioid abstinence symptoms

Opium poppy 
Papaver somniferum, commonly known as the opium poppy, or breadseed poppy, is a species of flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae. It is the species of plant from which opium and poppy seeds are derived and is a valuable ornamental plant, grown in gardens.


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Arillas general information / Re: Arillas Today
« Last post by Eggy on October 16, 2018, 12:56:32 PM »
Arillas Today , with a nice dry 21deg and warm , plus a phone line and a better download speed means that I now have , not only a life but also those less important things back, which we managed to do wiihout for 9 days. (Recommend you try it for a week)
Cheers Negg
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