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The Reason Why I Don't Attend Weddings / Social Gatherings

Every now and then, I’m getting a lot of invitation to attend weddings, baby showers, birthday celebration, engagement, and many other occasions. I get those invitations either through whatsapp, FB messenger, mailed to my house address and some of them come and give it personally to me. 1,972 more words


Sharp Points & Rough Edges

My interaction with large groups of people are fairly limited these days. Not that I ever went out of my way to socialize, but it used to happen more frequently. 879 more words


Theater tonight - Bambades with Rum

There is an old widower living in the countryside. His two sons have long since left the village and have gone their separate ways in Athens. 290 more words


Going to the chapel

Γλυκερια Υδραιου (Glykeria Ydraiou) recently wrote an article for the Volos/Magnesias newspaper Taxydromos (link) concerning a study by the Municipality of Skopelos into who and why non-Skopelitans come to this island to tie the knot. 483 more words

Geography - Land And Sea

May "bookended" with significant weekends

Coming up is a 3-day weekend (trimero) culminating in Labor Day on Monday May 1. Despite threats of a sailor’s strike on May Day (midnight Sunday to midnight Monday), most people will carry on and will wish the seamen and women well in their protest against the full scale dismantling of their pension system. 134 more words


Orfeas needs help

After improvements to the interior space of the Orfeas Cinema were undertaken in the past year, the exterior spaces suffered structural damage from January’s snowfall. As the photos show the entrance area has an aged “concrete” horizontal beam which looks ready to come down. 216 more words

Local Artists / Artisans

Good Food Indoors

Just a quick note for those looking for a quiet night out in town. Anna’s restaurant has opened for the season. The restaurant traditionally opens Easter (Great) Saturday eve when the traditional Mayiritsa soup is served. 86 more words