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I am definitely not a pessimist. However, curiously enough, it is spring, not autumn that makes me sad. Spring has always been identified with youth, and the sorrows of youth are poignant and bitter. The daisies, the orchids and daffodils which challenge so bravely our boisterous and unpredictable March are... Continue »
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It is very common to hear people say "Think Positive" to a friend or relative who's been through rocky times. Few people, however, take this seriously. On the contrary, they'd rather ruin their health and poison their lives with negative thoughts. They hardly ever count their blessings and feel responsible... Continue »
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For the dough 4 water glasses self-raising flour pinch of salt 1 1/3 water glasses lukewarm water For the filling 3 water glasses halloumi cheese, grated dried mint 2-3 eggs 1 chicken stock cube Directions To make the dough, mix the flour and the salt, stir in as much water... Continue »
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Alkis and I would usually spend Valentine's Day somewhere special. But this year we both had a long day at work, so we celebrated Saint Valentine's Day at home. After all, home is as special as any place can be.. It was 9:30 pm when I got back home from... Continue »
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Greece is one of the few countries in the world where folk dances are as alive today as they were in ancient times. Dance has always played an important role in the life of a Greek. It is an expression of human feelings and everyday life. The Greeks danced at... Continue »
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4 servings Ingredients 1 cup extra virgin Greek olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 kilo (2 pounds) grouper or other gelatinous Aegean or Mediterranean fish, bones in, cut into serving pieces 1 medium carrot, pared and cut into diagonal slices 2 celery stalks, finely chopped Juice of 1 lemon... Continue »
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"Upwards and Downwards, One and the Same"--Heraclitus BY Janet McGiffin In the 6th century BC, the philosopher Heraclitus said, "A road is, upwards and downwards, one and the same." Those who have hiked the Vikos Gorge will say this description... Continue »