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Trying to ...flame the Christmas Pudding Christmas has always been my favourite time of year after the summer. As a little girl, I would help mum decorate the Christmas tree and make the traditional Christmas sweets - melomakarona and kourabiedes. On Christmas day all the family would gather together at... Continue »
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I was complaining the other day about our sunny weather, which is very unlike me because I love our blue skies and all the sunshine we're blessed with for the greatest part of the year. But when Christmas is round the corner, I really don't mind rainy days and colder... Continue »
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Many of my friends whose native language isn't English have often asked me to translate my posts in French and Greek. I only wish I had the time to do that. It took me some time to test Google Translate knowing that this is an electronic translation. It's pretty good,... Continue »
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All Greeks feel an outstanding movement when they recall in their memory the epic facts of an heroic era: 1940. Indeed, those great and glorious events sealed with indelible glory the historic evolution of the Hellenic nation. It is true that the nation feels exceptional pride for the great "NO"... Continue »
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Clifford Stoll writes in Silicon Snake Oil, 1995: Electronic communication is an instantaneous and illusory contact that creates a sense of intimacy without the emotional investment that leads to close friendships My own personal experience proves this to be completely wrong. It was through electronic communication that I met Faith... Continue »
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Photo Credit Kyriacou Pelagia from Paralimni, Cyprus has made a career in our traditional folk music and singing at an age when other singers feel old and wouldn't dare think of singing in public. Kyriacou Pelagia has kept our tradition alive for the last twenty years or so. She is... Continue »
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As almost every year, at the end of the summer and just before school starts, Alkis and I spend a weekend at Coral Bay, Paphos. Coral Bay is located north of Paphos and consists of a rugged, 600- metre coastline of fine golden sand and a pair of headlands and... Continue »