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Nikos Kazantzakis

I am a weak, ephemeral creature made of mud and dream. But I feel all the powers of the universe whirling within me. — Nikos Kazantzakis, … 9 more words


EU blues, summer hues and good times in paradise

People ask how the referendum result will affect us and I just say that I don’t know. And more worryingly, I don’t know that anybody knows what it is going to mean for individuals and communities in the UK. 1,308 more words


Simon Van Booy

Loneliness is like being the only person left alive in the universe, except that everyone else is still here. — Simon Van Booy, Everything Beautiful Began After. (Harper Perennial; Original edition July 5, 2011)



The shortness of life prevents us from entertaining far-off hopes. — Horace, Odes (1.4.15) 23 BC.


You’re Not the Smartest Guy in the Room

I walked into a room full of strangers who were visiting from out-of-town. I had sixty seconds to tell a story that was relatable and relevant to this group, then I was out. 203 more words


A boat trip, a bare bum and a wedding!

I see that well over a month has elapsed since our last Post but life has been busy here in paradise and time for such fripperies has been in short supply. 1,202 more words


Opa! San Jose Greek Festival

Greek life.  What comes to mind when that is mentioned?

Most people I’ve spoken to vary in their answers, and I believe that is due to our Western civilization (culture) being based mainly in the legacy of Greek life.  584 more words