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Take that turkey and stuff it

Thanksgiving, the herald of the holiday season, dread and heartbreak, did not disappoint.

Last year,  with family newly dispersed far and wide, I, alone, made chicken-soup–with actual chicken and mushrooms and all that, not a can-opener. 1,901 more words

Help Protect Your Home from Wildfires

As you read this article, thousands of wildfires are burning around the globe. Wildfires are active in Indonesia, Spain, the United States, Mexico, China, Germany, Algeria, Peru, Australia, South Africa and numerous other countries as this interactive… 368 more words


You will not leave these streets / The ivy leaves will whistle you to sleep

Force Majeure


For a year I’ve been working as a peripatetic (yes, it turns out there’s a special word for the condition…) Private tutoring, mostly: the pay is nice and I’m good at it. 1,612 more words


The Final Sonia Saga

I cannot quite express how relieved I am to tell you that this is the FINAL SONIA SAGA. And it is a good one… 1,167 more words



The morning after
My body survives a hurricane
Of emotions
Spilling over and flooding
This disaster zone of a bed
I will not pretend
I remember everything… 65 more words


Ανησυχία Αλληλεγγύης για πλήρη αποδοχή τουρκικών θέσεων

“Η καταστροφή που έχει επισυμβεί είναι ανεπανόρθωτη!”

Κάποιοι συνιστούν στην Κυβέρνηση να προβεί σε υποχωρήσεις προκειμένου να επαναληφθούν οι συνομιλίες, οι οποίες αν υιοθετηθούν θα οδηγήσουν σε πλήρη αποδοχή των τουρκικών θέσεων την πρώτη μέρα επιστροφής στις συνομιλίες, δήλωσε η Πρόεδρος του Κινήματος Αλληλεγγύη Ελένη Θεοχάρους.


Night Of Stone : Death And Memory In Twentieth-Century Russia / Catherine Merridale

The upheavals taking place in the Soviet Union during the course of the twentieth century caused the deaths of more than fifty million people. In just twenty-five years’ time, the country witnessed a revolution, a civil war, several major famines and epidemics, political purges, and the invasion of the German army during World War II. 425 more words

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