Category Archives: Greece

Greece: reality finally overtakes the myth

Sadly, the Greek people have been pummeled for so long that they now seem to be immune from their economic pain. The situation in Greece is now so bad that there is no more sugar left to even coat the … Continue reading

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Is this the final act in a Greek Tragedy?

Two years ago, I started this blog as an outlet for my support for the Greeks who wished to change the course that successive governments had led them down on the path to economic ruin and destruction. At the time, … Continue reading

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Mikis – Greece and we, her friends, need you

Birthday wishes and a fitting tribute to Mikis Theodorakis from Ariel Parker.

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Zorba’s Dance

Let’s take a little mental vacation to a lovely Grecian island.  Picture the deep blue Aegean Sea running up onto a bleached sandy beach. Smell the scent of the sweet olive trees mingling with the salty sea air. Taste souvlaki, … Continue reading

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Greece – a reality check

It is rather sad and disturbing to note that, after being in the spotlight for most of 2015, the plight of Greece has quietly slipped off most people’s radars and we hear very little about what is happening over there, … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis: in his own words

You can like him or hate him but you cannot ignore him! This was the title of one of my previous posts and it’s true. For an economist or politician, Yanis Varoufakis has attracted an unprecedented amount of attention in … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis: No Time for Games in Europe

Hindsight, as the saying goes, is twenty twenty vision. Not for Yanis Varoufakis, I hasten to add, but for me! The saying means that “It’s easy to know what was the right thing to do after something has happened.” And … Continue reading

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