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The Perfect Greek …Russian Salad

Hm… maybe I should title the post ” The Perfect Russian Salad Greek Style”, but it is a Russian Salad recipe given to my mother and grandmother by a  Russian-Greek friend  half a century ago – call it: Early 1960’s. And anyway Russian Salad is a favorite cold starter in Greece, so it …

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Atenistas in Action clean dirty Athens beach

Athens famous citizen’s initiative did it again! 300 Atenistas armed with 400 huge litter bags rushed to clean one of the many dirty beaches at Athens coast: the beach  between the Stadium for Peace and Friendship (SEF) and the Saronic bay sea in Faliron.   The Neo Faliro  beach like many …

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Kalymnos: Donations for a … Holy Slipper

Scammers’  imagination has no limits (and we need a break from IMF reporting ). A woman has been wandering around on the island of Kalymnos lately asking for donations. In her hands she was holding a box containing a slipper, she claimed it belonged to a saint! She was asking …

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IMF/EU in Athens: repayment extention or follow-up loan

Ok, after some disturbances the IMF/EU/ECB press conference did take place, some understood everything and some nothing… and I try to summarize. First of all, Greece has secured the third bailout tranche of 9,000,000,000 euros. The IMF’s contribution will arrive in Athens  December 15-20 , the EU’s in the first two …

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The IMF Press Conferece in Athens: HA HA HA

A bunch of colonialists arrives in a remote island. A bunch of locals look at them astonished. The colonialists speak a language that the locals cannot understand…. But they keep talking! The same happened during the much waited, much feared and much hated IMF/EU/ECB  press conference this morning at Hilton …

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