- Mykonos, Greece
- October 16
- Writer, poet, blogger, essayist living in Mykonos, an island on the Aegian Sea.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Into the Fire - The Hidden
Victims of Austerity in Greece
May 09, 2013 09:36AM
- Tough Times for Journalism -
April 06, 2013 11:02AM
- Hands Off Cyprus
March 24, 2013 01:21PM
- Goldmines in Greece? Really?
February 18, 2013 08:04AM
- Snow on the Parthenon
January 09, 2013 12:07PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “I love your frank
May 10, 2013 10:21AM
- “We are back!
hope all works out well dear
February 19, 2013 09:48AM
- “My darling Stathi
let' hope there is
Hope from people like us -
like you an…”
February 19, 2013 07:18AM
- “Oh yes dear vzn,
is here in our country. And if
you look at the map
February 19, 2013 07:15AM
- “@Jack Heart: I am sure
you 'd love it and in winter
have not many
January 12, 2013 12:28PM
- MY LINKS
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It does not snow often in Athens. It is a city near the sea and surrounded by mountains so usually it has a warm climate even when the rest of the country suffers under the… Read full post »
No, they are not asleep. They are dead.
If they were First World tourists drowned after a cruise ship's wreck the whole world would be mourning. But they are… Read full post »
as the list of the rich tax evaders is hidden and passed between one blackmailing politician to the other,
as the neo-nazi party rises,
This is how it is done.
First dad makes you a minister.
Then you inherit the party dad created.
Then you become Prime-Minister.
Then you spend 2 years traveling… Read full post »
Seisachtheia* was a set of laws instituted by the Athenian lawmaker Solon (c. 638 BC–558 BC) in order to rectify by debt relief the widespread serfdom and slaves that had run rampant in Athens by the 6th century BC .
Now, 2.500 years later… Read full post »
When my grandfather was arrested by the Gestapo during the WW2 he was confined for months at the much feared underground cells in the center of Athens. He spent the long… Read full post »
Because we are a small, poor country full of people with big hearts
Because we never visit anyone empty-handed
Because there is no way to tell foreigners the word "Kapsoura" to properly (burning desire for someone)
Because there is still something valuable in Greek families
B… Read full post »
Today's elections are very important not only for Greece but for the future of the EE and it's tactics.
Athens may not have many tourists at the moment but it's center is crammed with… Read full post »
A Facebook… Read full post »
If you open Google Search today you will notice the Film Director behind the logo with the greek letter epsilon.
It is honoring Theo Angelopoulos, 'The Last Modernist' who died last… Read full post »
Greek Orthodox Easter this Sunday.
I am not religious but I love the hymns
"Oh my sweet Spring
my sweetest child
where did your beauty set?''
Α mother's… Read full post »
An 77 year old pensioner committed suicide at Syntagma Square in front of the Greek Parliament. At his suicide note he wrote that he chose 'a dignified end to starting to scavenge… Read full post »
"Most Germans own a second property.
It is called Greece."
The conservative magazine “Spectator” chose this… Read full post »
In May '68 there was a sign at the Sorbonne saying 'Don't go to Greece this summer: Stay… Read full post »
A dark starry night last week, I had drinks with friends by the sea and half joking Ι asked what would you do with my money (if any). Your drink… Read full post »
You may have heard about brave Luke the Riot Dog of Athens. Loukanikos (=sausage) or Luke or Thodori or Rebel/Riot Dog who has many names (like most guerilla fighters) was first… Read full post »