The Mediterranean sees a Bronze age of retirees from the burgeoning development of the holiday industry. This demography are drawing closer and more intimate to sun splashed destinations, with more leisure time and popular media dreams of foreign paradise.
But what of community, of family, of relationships and interaction? Such chosen private diaspora produces new strains on social and personal experience.
"They deny their boredom and suppress their loneliness as this contradicts the image they wish to portray of a happy, friendly and exciting experience"
Karen O'Reilly "the British in the Costa Del Sol"
Living on a Greek island exposed a sweet vulnerability in the climate of searching within
the Bronze age.