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Greece Cash Collateral: Grabbing the Donkey’s Tail

Many economics experts  have repeatedly criticized the EU leaders for lack of political vision. For grave delays in resolving the European crisis. Delays that broaden the gap between the North and the South, pushing millions of EU citizens into dramatic economic underworld. Lack of political will and vision push inevitably the member-states of the …

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Go Out and Scream!

Oh, I’m so sorry! The right post-title should be “Go Out and Swim!” Let the cool water embrace your body, let the salt make you feel like a human …quilt. Stretch out your arms and legs and let the soft waves carry you away.  Dive in the nature. You may feel a pinch in …

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Greece to Feed its Lenders with Cash Collaterals

Greece enters new financial adventures as the loan agreement with Finland created a huge appetite to other EU member countries forced to help out Greece but in fact – and deep in their heart – unwilling raise a single euro for the Hellenes. The Greek-Finish agreement that needs to be approved by …

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Hired per eGovernment, Fired by eMail

Gradually Greece’s current events start running again and become interesting as the politicians returned to Athens bringing an end to summer indolence. In view of the upocoming difficult politically and economically fall – not to mention the ice-cold tax winter – it seems that the landscape-cleansing between ministers and associates have started too, …

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Greece’ Greeks’ “Greek Week”, Aug 15

Greece’s Greeks’ “Greek Week”, the peak of the summer holidays season,  is the vacation week that ends or starts on August 15th. It is the summer high week, when every Greek feels obliged to be on vacation. For early leavers summer holidays will end today, for late leavers next weekend. …

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Watching Greek news, Aug 9

The stuffed eggplant lays a bit heavily in my stomach and I firmly believe that it is time to make a confession hoping for some relief. I suffer from an incredible difficulty to resume posting on a daily basis. My mind is filled with images of villages and seas, my ears …

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Chios: The Island of Beguiling Scents (pcts)

Neat houses, anarchist nature and a strong religious sentiment. That’s the island of Chios, just a few miles away from the Turkish coast. Right opposite from the town of Cesme. Thousands of scents, with more dominant that of the resin tears of Chios. Beguiling mastic, lentisk and thyme remind me, my …

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Massacre in Norway: A Greek connection?

Greek police investigates a possible “Greek connection” with Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian bane and perpetrator of the double terrorist attack in Oslo and the isle of Utoya on July 22, 2011. A far-right extremist who took the lives of 76 people. According to Greek media, more than 800 blogs and forums …

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Athens Mayor Clears “Indignant” Greeks’ Camp at Syntagma Sq

In a big scale operation Greek police cleared the camp of Indignant Greeks in the early morning hours of Saturday. While the Indignant Greeks were sleeping, Athens municipality employees in the presence of prosecutor and police forces started removing the camp tents and banners and load them on trucks. There …

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Sharing a moment…with Nabucco

I think I fell into a stupor with open eyes. Or rather,  I think I have fallen into a doze state like a cat in laying under a sun beam on a cold winter day.  The body relaxed, the spirit lazy. A rare moment of nihilism in a noisy city. I lowered the bar …

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Turkey in Crisis: Chief of General Staff & Top Military Submit Resignation

An earthquake of XXL magnitude has hit Turkey with the Chiefs of military staffs having submitted their resignation. The head of the Turkish armed forces General Isik Kosaner along with the heads of the Land (Erdal Ceylanoğlu), Naval (Uğur Yiğit) and Air Forces (Hasan Aksay) have resigned,  apparently plunging NATO’s second …

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My inspiration is gone…

My inspiration is unable to kick off. A couple of days in Pillion were enough to derail my working mood. A magic mountain, picturesque houses and crystal-clear waters. A house in the middle of nowhere with a dramatic sea view. Not to forget the F-16 exercising over the heads of easy-going swimmers. How …

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