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Eis Tin Polin

Pilgrimage to Constantinople 

The Hidden and the Forbidden City

Constantinople, the glittering jewel of Asia Minor and the gateway between two continents! It sits astride on the most historic water channel in the world, the Dardanelles. 154 more words

Orthodox Theology


December 18th 2017 

Between the last chapter of the Old Testament and the New Testament, there are 4oo years of silence, “nothing from the Lord! 805 more words

Jabez's Prayer


This is when you throw up food you just ate. If you’re doing this to meet some ideal of western beauty, stop. You’re already beautiful. If, on the other hand, you’re following the example of the ancient Romans and doing it so you can eat more gilded giraffe tongue or lark’s tongue stewed in a leopard’s stomach, then I admire your… 6 more words


All is Vanity...

One of the advantages of being married to a keen amateur historian is that you regularly get whisked off to all kinds of strange and improbable places. 747 more words


And finally....graduation!

So after leaving school in what feels like the Dark Ages (yes, it was that long ago), without any A levels and just a smattering of O levels, on Friday 4th November 2016 I graduated from the Open University, with a First Class Honours degree in Classical Studies.  486 more words

Open University

Free Distribution of Rice Prevents the Fall of Japan

The rise of the Roman Empire, the development of its culture and the fall of it have to do with free distribution of bread. Bread were distributed to the people in its major cities for free every day. 702 more words


Nations rise, dominate, then fall - By Freddie Kissoon

Nations rise, dominate, then fall – By Freddie Kissoon

I did two columns before on the similarities between the rise of Trump and Hitler. Please see the following; Saturday, April, 8, 2017, “Hitler and now Trump shows how nonexistent is the human mind,” and Sunday, September 13, 2015, “A new book on Hitler that reminds one vividly of… 744 more words

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