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Dressed in resignation
and chained by a sense of duty,
we brace ourselves for
being penned up in a room
full of people wearing
importance and faux smiles… 86 more words


Late post

From a rooftop in central Athens at around 10 pm the other night (Wednesday) we heard the pealing of church bells. They began in a neighborhood far off in the western part of the city and then other parishes (ενορίες) joined in one by one and then fell silent. 547 more words

Social Gatherings

Good Together - Drink and Feast with Mr Lyan and Friends

It felt like only the other day that Ryan Chetiyawardana aka Mr Lyan launched his first book – ‘Good Things to Drink’, which included lots of inventive beverages to tempt even the most strict teetotaller. 1,191 more words

Book Review

When a ferryboat honks...

…it’s a good idea for those piloting small boats to give it some room. Common sense?

In the summer the ship traffic coming and going to/from Skopelos is heavy and fairly predictable. 247 more words

Social Gatherings

Bottleneck at the Hillary Step (Skopelos)

In the thin air at 30 meters above sea level, intrepid mountaineers struggled for oxygen as they waited at the bottleneck at Agios Ioannis sto Kastri. 81 more words

Social Gatherings

The dancers are on the island

Many of the dancers for the Paleologos dance festival arrived Friday from far-flung corners of Greece and beyond. This annual event, a spin-off from the Glossa dance festival, has been going on for five years. 216 more words


My Elora Quarry Social Experiment

In my last post, I talked about how being in a social anxiety therapy group helped combat social anxiety, especially through in-group behavioural experiments that really motivated me to continue doing behavioural experiments on my own. 1,332 more words