Marianna Alepidis

Life

World Alzheimer’s Day: Raising awareness and breaking down the stigma

Today is World Alzheimer’s Day and this year Dementia Australia’s action week campaign will focus on breaking down the stigma of living with dementia and “will demonstrate that many people …

News

Restaurant owners’ future depends on Melbourne weather and the size of their footpaths

Summer in Melbourne may look like downtown Plaka filled with outdoor seating areas, pop-up cafes and al fresco dining in an effort to speed up the recovery of the hospitality …

Life

Making the most of parenting through lockdown

It is said that being a parent is the hardest job in the world. Many parents have had to work from home during the pandemic and navigate the task of …

Life

Meet the Greek-Australian ladies stealing Locky Gilbert’s heart on this season of The Bachelor

There are so many ways to find a partner these days, whether it be striking up a romance with a high school sweetheart or giving your thumbs a workout on …

Life

Will universities turn to a tiered subscription model for education?

Whether you are a student or an academic at a university around Australia, recent news has probably got you a little disheartened. Late last June the Federal Government announced fee …

Features

Greek travellers turning their wanderlust into a lifelong adventure, even after having kids

Nestled in Athens, Theo Anagnostopoulos and Maria Vranopoulou ponder what kind of adventure they will take their children on next. The couple’s love for travel dates back to before they …

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Grandkids in distress during COVID-19 lockdown, but sticking it down for yiayia and pappou’s benefit

The Greek community of Australia has been saddened by the news of the deaths of our elders due to COVID-19. During these increasingly stressful times, it is difficult not to …

Features

Rising to the occasion: Greek-Australian fashion designer Kianna Magelaki on beating self doubt

Spending her first few years growing up on the island of Crete, Kianna Magelaki would watch on as her grandmother would stitch and sew garments. Little did she know that …

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Foraging Greek grandparents’ gardens for good health

There truly is nothing like bringing back a bag of homegrown tomatoes from our grandparent’s gardens. Evidence from a study published in 2019 suggests the benefits stretch beyond receiving delicious …

News

Put on hold again: Gyms and beauticians shut shop in Melbourne

News of another stage three lock down has once again rocked Victorian businesses, however this time around they feel a little more prepared. Gyms and other recreational studios had opened …