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I was rather thankful that Friday, 18th May, was a little cooler than usual, so walking from Lycabettus Hill where I had parked didn’t leave me as sweaty as it could have, unseasonably decked out in a suit, that day. I was deliberately early that morning, and en route to the Spenza Residence in Coumbari St, Kolonaki, for a reception hosted by the...

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So Greece is voting once again. Probably the most important election we will ever have to face in our lives. Dependent on results we are either going to continue using the euro and feel some austerity for a while, or return to a much devalued drachma, watch all our savings go up in smoke and learn what real austerity means! Over the past few...

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So we all voted and hoped, didn’t we? And look where it got us. Probably because we voted with our hearts, our bile and not our heads! However, with another election in mid-June, perhaps this time Greeks can show they care about their jobs, their houses, their lifestyles (still not as bad as they could get) and their families&rsquo...

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11pm on 14th April 2012 saw small family groups, all clutching candles, strolling down the port road to St Nicholas Church. Some were already chatting outside while others, more devout, were following the service within. The chanting of the priest, though low, was still audible on the other side of the road where it made a musical backdrop to the...

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So Greece is voting once again. Probably the most important election we will ever have to face in our lives. Dependent on results we are either going to continue using the euro and feel some austerity for a while, or return to a much devalued drachma, watch all our savings go up in smoke and learn what real austerity means! Return to the drachma...

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A few weeks ago I had to take my wife for a battery of tests at a local Athens hospital. As usual the main difficulty was finding parking space so, after dropping her off at the outpatients unit, I cruised around searching for a free spot. Soon enough, I found a place with very few cars parked around it - the hospital morgue...

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