Tag Archives: Greece

Chalk and Cheese

As a follower of European affairs and particularly the unfolding events in Greece and the United Kingdom, some comments to an article that appeared in another blog that I follow, really caught my attention. Klaus Kastner writes mostly about economic … Continue reading

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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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Can a political leopard really change its spots?

Politics can be a funny old business, although you really have to engage your brain and take a few steps away from the propaganda (or have a jolly good memory) to notice some of the paradoxes. Then the next thing … Continue reading

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