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What Have The Greeks Ever Done For Us?

As the noose tightens around the neck of Greece and their smashing country folk feel devastated, abandoned, isolated and forlorn, I wonder if anybody has thought of the debt that the world owes this wonderful country? 401 more words



Weather this week continues summery. Temperatures in the twenties, which is hot by our standards. Too hot for dogs with thick coats like Labradors. Fortunately living at the coast my Bruce swims every day to keep cool. 437 more words

Greece polls show 'Yes' and 'No' are tied — and a close result could be the worst outcome

ATHENS, Greece — the pivotal referendum that will decide this country’s future is just two days away, and it’s impossible to call.

If Greeks vote “Yes” to the snap vote called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras just a week ago, they’ll be accepting a bailout deal which may not even be on offer from its European creditors any more. 414 more words


Greeks use Bitcoin to avoid capital controls amid Grexit worries

There is at least one legal way to get your euros out of Greece these days, to guard against the prospect that they might be devalued into drachmas: convert them into bitcoin. 6 more words

Taking the Greeks out of the Attic

Rupert Goold is the Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre in Islington, and is currently at the helm of the ambitious Almeida Greeks season. Robert Icke’s adaptation of Aeschylus’ … 273 more words