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The unfortunate on "the other side of Greece"

I’ve mentioned many times over the years when writing about Skopelos during the financial crisis that this is a rich island compared with other Greek communities which do not benefit from tourism. 232 more words



Tsikna (τσίκνα)- the smell of burning meat
Tsiknizo (τσικνίζω) – to burn (in cooking); to have a burnt smell

Burnt meat Thursday kicks off the 11 days of carnival proceeding the deprivations of 50+ days of Lenten fasting. 235 more words


θλιβερός καιρός - Gloomy, dreary weather

I must say that the past 6 weeks have been really dreary. Politically and meteorologically. The little corner of world politics occupied by Greece has seen happier, more promising times. 206 more words

Social Gatherings

Wagga Wagga International Jazz Day

“Mark your diary for Saturday, 29th April, 2017 to make sure you come to Wagga Wagga’s International Jazz Day at the Commercial Club, Gurwood Street in Wagga Wagga. 60 more words

Other Non SOACT Thespian Events

Schadenfreude club cancels meeting

The local chapter of the Schadenfreude Club has announced the cancellation of its next meeting.

In a statement issued to the ‘press’, the club spokesperson said that the cancellation was the decision of the Executive Board and is due to recent misfortunes club members had to face due to the weather crisis. 113 more words


New Therapy for Social Anxiety

Well over a year ago, I had unfortunately slipped into one of my loneliness phases. I was rather dissatisfied with my social life at the time and sought out further help in this aspect of my life. 717 more words


Today begins a busy week

Agia Barbara monastery on Palouki

Today (Dec. 4) is the feast of Agia Barbara (also Seraphim) whose local monastery is pictured above.
On Monday (Dec. 5) all the people named… 74 more words