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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

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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

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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

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The European debt crisis and the media

Here is an article I wrote for the Writers’ Guild of Alberta newsletter. European debt crisis and the media As I write this, European Union (EU) leaders and financial elites are meeting in Brussels to discuss a “rescue plan” for … Continue reading

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Thank you, Jack.

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.”

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Welcome to my blog.

Hi there and welcome to my blog. I’ve been trying to decide whether to create several blogs to match my diverse interests or just pack it all into one. This is the result of my decision – one blog to … Continue reading

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