Oia Santorini – dreaming of a different life


Santorini dreaming !

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mark Twain ii 


The image above was taken only days ago….but I had dreamed of the scene for 20 years. The dream was real all that time. It wasn’t a big dream, it wasn’t an extravagant dream. It was a simple dream…. of a different life!


2 responses to “Oia Santorini – dreaming of a different life

  1. That’s a great sentiment Mark, but what do you do for money when all you know how to do is write insurance? What about your shy kid in Grade 9. What about your Mum who’s 80 and on her own.

    Don’t get me wrong, I’m delighted that you made the jump. We tried too a couple of years ago but there is just too much stuff keeping us on the ground.

    • Thank you for your thoughtful comment. It’s never easy Hazel…nor is living on an island for everyone. Four children (albeit some older -but none could speak the language) and three grandparents… all in their 80’s (not on the island), trust me it wasn’t an easy decision. But if you really really want it….

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