Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ups and downs in the capital of the crisis

Last Friday was a dark, rainy, wintry day here in Athens, in the middle of January. Upon arriving at the office, I got a call from my jolly colleague, George. “Panos”, he said, “I cannot make it to the office … Continue reading

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Sunshine colors

The glittering water laps refreshingly on your toes. The bright, azure sky meets the dark blue waters of the archipelago at the precise point where the sparkle from the reflection of the midday sun rays is most intense, producing flickering … Continue reading

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A father’s dilemma: The future of our kids

When I was young, life seemed easy and affordable. My beautiful home country, Greece, was struggling to overcome centuries of backwardness and underdevelopment, aiming to be accepted in the prosperous family of the Western European nations. Jobs were reasonably plentiful … Continue reading

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‘Fateful Eyes’ and Greece

Since the spring of 2010 Greece has become the epicenter of a pan-European financial crisis with global repercussions. This beautiful sun-drenched but arid land in the southeast corner of Europe had missed entirely the industrial revolution. It has long been … Continue reading

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Fateful Eyes

Since the spring of 2010, my picturesque home country of Greece has become the epicenter of a pan-European financial crisis with global repercussions. Inspired by the astounding beauty of this small, sunny, rocky corner of the world where I grew … Continue reading

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