Οι Ολυμπιακοι του Ριο, η Ελλαδα, και η Αννα Κορακακη

Ολοι εμεις που ειμασταν κρεμασμενοι στην τηλεοραση παρακολουθοντας τους ωραιους Ολυμπιακους αγωνες του Ριο, αισθανομασταν περηφανοι γιατι αυτοι οι αγωνες ειναι μια περιτρανη κληρονομια του παλιου δικου μας πολιτισμου. Η ιδεα των Ολυμπιακων ηταν και ειναι μια καταπληκτικη ιδεα, οχι μονο γιατι δινει την ευκαιρια σε τοσους υπεροχους αθλητες να αγωνιστουν και να ξεπερασουν τον […]

The IMF’s Greek blunder

An internal investigation into the ways the IMF is running its affairs reveals that not only its right hand does not know what the left hand is doing, but that the organizations’s love affair with the euro blinded it to the point that its people were committing fundamental economic theory blunders. Principally, they never considered the fact that […]

Our river garbage dump

To ποτάμι μας, η χωματερή μας   There is a little river crossing the village, and it creates a small corner of paradise as it winds its way from the foothills of the mountains through the valley and on to the sea. Its banks are shaded by towering sycamores, white and purple lavender fills the […]

Sidewalks (2)

ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ   Irakleio, 2016. If you want to find out what the Greek state, and the Greek citizens think of the role of sidewalks, you can conduct a survey by taking a stroll down from the Cemetery of Agios Konstantinos towards the Oasis gardens along Chrysostomou Avenue. You would begin walking on the left or […]

Sidewalks (1)

I was walking down Karagiorgi Servias with my friend Kostas, turned into Voulis Street, and was trying to keep a conversation going while both of us were balancing on the narrow sidewalk – until we came up against a small car fully blocking the sidewalk and part of the street. It was parked so well […]

First Post

Greece is going through some very hard times. Some people may think that this is something temporary, that it will go away, that things will soon return to normal, that conditions will go back the way they used to be. They are wrong. What is happening in Greece is the result of systemic problems that have […]