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Economist Bofinger: Greece’s austerity plan unbearable – Eurobonds solutions

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 ” Greeks will not endure the austerity program” predicts prominent economic advisor to the German government, professor Peter Bofinger, and indicates that  the euro-bonds could be the way to reward countries like Greece that struggle to relieve their debt. Bofinger, one of the 5 ‘wise men’ of the German economy, […]





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28
Dec
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Writing my New Year’s Resolutions… in Pictures

Posted by in Very Mix

 I never write down resolutions for the New Year. That I do for one simple reason. I misplace the piece of paper and never find it again. I don’t even make a list in my head, because it is normally “quick thought and quick forgotten”. Of course, above all these tricks […]





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28
Dec
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Greece: Bailout repayment extension to 2020

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There are 10 t0 12 hard years ahead. Greeks will be bound to the  € 110 billion bailout package until 2020-2022. And that only if  things will go smooth and Greek state shows commitment and capability to apply a strict control to its spending. Reading news like this, I prefer we […]





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28
Dec
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Greece: No flights strikes, Dec 29-30, 2010

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There will be no problems with flights within Greece as the Civil Aviation employees have cancelled their 48h strike scheduled for December 29-30, 2010. The strike would have affected inland flights only. What??? You canceled your flight ticket and bought one for a ferry boat trip or a slow train? […]





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28
Dec
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Athens UPDATES! Public Transport Strikes, Jan 10

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The new week starts with new stoppages in the public transport of Athens, driving passengers to a new round of  troubled and disturbed moving around in the Greek capital. Monday, January 10, 2011: Buses, Tram and Trolley will not operate from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Metro and Urban Train-HSAP will no […]





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28
Dec
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Greece: After Christmas Facts,Dec 28

Posted by in Very Mix

I find it hard to start posting again after the two days Christmas break. This luck of “working” spirit has to do with the fact that there no breathtaking or even weird news to report from Greece. Ok, there are strikes/stoppages on Public transport again but that’s no new.  Unionists […]





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25
Dec
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My favorite Christmas song: Adeste Fideles (video)

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This is one of my favorite Christmas songs. “Adeste Fideles – laeti triumphantes”- (O Come all ye faithful).  I believe the best version is by Luciano Pavarotti. But  the most powerful version is in film “Joyeux Noel” (2005),  a Christmas film set during WW1. Scottish, French and German soldiers fraternise on Christmas Eve […]





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25
Dec
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Take the Christmas Spirit Quiz!

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In case, you are still wondering what is this “Christmas Spirit”, you can take the Quizz and find out! Just think in terms of   Charles Dickens and his  Christmas Carol story… To take the Quiz click Guardian/Do you have the Christmas spirit?  My score was: Do you have the Christmas spirit? […]





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25
Dec
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Have you seen any Christmas Spirit around?

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Days spent in hectic to prepare for Christmas. Running up and down to buy decorations, food stuff,  few presents, organize things and close “issues”. Stress…  I always have stress before Christmas but the last two weeks were particularly stressful. Normally stress is  gone on the very  Christmas Day, in fact on Christmas […]





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24
Dec
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Athens: Shops and Public Transport, Dec 24

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Are you up for a last minute shopping on the Christmas Eve? In Athens and major Greek cities shops will be open until 6 p.m., super markets – and apparently big shops -until  8 p.m. Buses will not operate 12 at noon until 4 p.m. How could it be different? There […]





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24
Dec
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Crete: Help Stray Cats with a Miaow-Calendar 2011

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How about helping stray cats in Crete? The most wonderful Cretan Miaows are pictured on the Calendar 2011 issued by animal welfare organisation “Voice of the Cats Allience – Vocal”! If you don’t want a Calendar , you can buy pins etc or just made a donation.  December Crete’s cats […]





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24
Dec
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Mytilene: Help Greek Strays with a Calendar 2011

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You still have time to buy a wonderful Calendar 2011 and help Greek Strays. “EreSOS for Animals” Welfare Society in Mytilene has a wonderful Edition. There are so many abused animals there…  “Our 2011 Calendar is on sale, full of happy animals that we have rescued, cared for and re-homed.     A great Christmas […]





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24
Dec
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Where is Santa right now – 2010? Track him with Norad

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Where is Santa Claus right now? In digital and internet times, you can track him and see where he is. Technology makes it possible! We live in times of virtual reality of  Google Earth and Google Maps, anyway. To track Stanta in December 2011, please, go to our : Track […]





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24
Dec
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Merry Christmas to all!

Posted by in Very Mix

Are you ready for Christmas? Are you ready for Santa? I hope and bet you are… It doesn’t need much to feel comfortable these days… Just think of all those you have no home, no food, no family, no friends… Reading this post means you have at least an internet connection. […]





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23
Dec
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Greece Xmas Carrols:Don’t turn away children tomorrow, Dec 24

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If you door bell rings at 6 o’clock tomorrow morning, it won’t be the taxman! It will be neighborhood’s children wanting to sing the Christmas Carols. It is a Greece wide tradition. Open the door and let them sing! They will ask you : “Να τα πούμε;” (Na ta pume? Shall […]





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23
Dec
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Greece passed Austerity Budget amid Pressure from all sides

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Greek Socialist govenment passed the controversial Austerity Budget 2011 amid a heated debate in Parliament, strikes on the streets, recession hitting the citizens, downgrade threats by international rating agencies and  pressure to exit the Euro by global investment companies. Prime Minister George Papandreou pushed his ruling party PASOK lawmakers to vote “YES” […]





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23
Dec

Athens Public Transport “killing me softly” – Dec 23, 24

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Never give up the HOPE that things will get better! The majority of Athens/Attica basin Public Transport operate today, Tuesday, December 23, according to shops working hours. Buses operate: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Metro, Trolley, Urban Train-HSAP operate: 9  a.m. – 10 p.m. Tram operates: 8 a.m. – 10 […]





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22
Dec
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Bit Frustrated….

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I feel, I should change my blog’s meta tags into “Economy”, “Strikes”,  “Misery” and “Recipes”…. If the news produced by Greece continue like this, I might do it after all. When I started this blog last summer I still had some sense of humor to look at things. Looking at […]





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22
Dec
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My Perfect Greek… Melomakarona! (Step-by-Step Pictures)

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Yes, my Christmas Melomakarona are perfect! It is a traditional recipe that has  gone from grandma to mom, from mom to me… And you know how it works with childhood’s tastes: they brand mark you for the rest of your life… As I haven’t managed yet to bake them, I […]





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22
Dec
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Bloomberg sues ECB over Greece’s Swaps

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Bloomberg News filed a lawsuit against the European Central Bank, seeking to make it disclose documents showing how Greece used derivatives to hide its fiscal deficit and helped trigger the region’s sovereign debt crisis. The lawsuit asks the European Union’s General Court in Luxembourg to overturn a decision by the […]





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