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Fermor

Patrick (Michael) Leigh. born 1915, British traveller and author, noted esp for the travel books A Time of Gifts (1977) and Between the Woods and the Water (1986)
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It focuses on three friends--Craxton, Patrick Leigh Fermor and Nikos HadjikyriakosGhika --who met just after the Second World War and remained close for almost 50 years thanks to a shared attachment to the pleasures of Greek life.
The Leigh Fermor Society tours attracted PLFS members from the US, Australia & New Zealand.
Caz Fermor I think its a very worrying indication abput society accepting that we allow our children to get overweight.
Thanks to Fermor, the average Briton of 1950 knew more about the Caribbean than his contemporary equivalent.
Shirley Fermor wrote: "There is a very good park and ride bus service called Snowdon Sherpa for PS1.50 you can do several journeys hoping on and off where you choose.
Worth dutifully covered the daily grind of the Middle East's political intrigues and humanitarian disasters, but he also wrote about the refurbishing of the Islamic wing at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, about novelists such as Hisham Matar and Mathias Enard, about the British travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor and the popular French author of espionage thrillers Gerard de Villiers.
It started with a discovery in the excellent St Paul's Cathedral bookshop of Patrick Leigh Fermor's The Traveller's Tree , published in 1950 and covering his journey by boat through the Caribbean islands.
Do you recall how Louis MacNeice calls childhood the 'time of gifts'--the phrase used adopted by Patrick Leigh Fermor in one of the most glorious travel books of the 20th century?
PATRICK LEIGH FERMOR'S MOUSSAKA (Serves 6-8) INGREDIENTS 1 aubergine, sliced lengthways 3 courgettes, sliced lengthways About 300ml olive oil Salt 2 large potatoes, peeled and sliced lengthways 2 small onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 750g minced beef 3 beefsteak tomatoes, chopped 1 cinnamon stick 1 bay leaf 12 turns/grinds black pepper For the bechamel sauce: 100ml butter 100g plain flour 750ml full-fat milk 3 eggs 1/4tsp grated nutmeg 150g graviera cheese (or Gruyere if unavailable), freshly grated METHOD BEGIN by salting the aubergine and courgette slices and leaving them for about 30 minutes, then rinse and dry on kitchen paper.
The stratigraphic name Sakesar Limestone has been introduced by Gee (Fermor, 1935) from the Sakesar Peak lat.
Patrick Leigh Fermor trekked from the Hook of Holland to Istanbul in 1933 and penned Between the Woods and the Water; Nick Hunt followed in his footsteps in 2011 and has documented his travels in Walking the Woods and the Water.