Monthly Archives: September 2021
Before coming to Greece, I decided to take Greek lessons so I could get along better with the locals. If you live in Greece, you need to know Greek, at least rudimentary. Most educated people here speak English, but if … Continue reading
Where I Live
I live in a small village in the Mesogaia (η Μεσόγαια) region of Attica, south of Athens. Our place is between Mount Merenda and the low rise of Mount Xelona and beyond, Mount Navi and the higher point of Mount … Continue reading
The Chapel for Agios Stylianos
Arriving in Greece, one of the first things you notice is the prevalence of religion throughout the land. Byzantine icons adorn the walls of homes and shops; churches and monasteries dot the countryside and cities. Remnants of old Byzantine churches … Continue reading
Yasou (Γειά σου!) — I’m back.
Fast forward to 2021 — I am now living in Greece and it’s time to reactivate this long dormant blog. Over the coming months and years, I will be writing on a variety of topics, including Greek language and history, … Continue reading