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Diatribe: Rediscovering Greek Vampires

“She appeared to be a Greek in all the ripe charms of womanhood. Her hair flowed down her shoulders in long graceful curls, crowned by a little scarlet cap, embroidered …

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Legacy of resistance: Greek and Indian struggles against centuries of Turkic Muslim oppression

It is a well-known fact accepted by scholars that Anatolian culture was mainly Hellenic, and South Asian culture was primarily Hindu before the arrival of Islamic Turks from Central Asia, …

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: a little rushed but worth viewing

I, like many around my age group, grew up with or at least knew of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series by Rick Riordan. Riordan’s books revolve around …

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Transforming lives: Archbishop Makarios’ vision for Elpis Rehabilitation Centre

In a heartfelt celebration marking the nameday of Archbishop Makarios, attendees were not just gathered for festivities but for a noble cause – to support the vision of Elpis, a …

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Diatribe: Cafe Conversations

“What is your favourite Greek word?” my friend Chris asks me. We are seated at a most genteel café in a suburb in which our unaspirated t’s draw the sideways …

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In our national parks we protect Australian nature not horses

I read with concern the article ‘Why do we kill wild horses’ by Dorothy Hatzopoulos as it fails to give a true picture of feral horse management in national parks. …

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Olives and the scared “moria”

The thick white plastic bag sat by the front door, A present from a compatriot, who hailed from Greece up north. His village’s soil rich and plentiful, the trees glistened …

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Diatribe: On the March to Sinope

Few poems resonate in my mind as Cavafy’s “On the March to Sinope,” one of few of his historical poems that are set in Pontus. “I ask myself…”Cavafy, could you …

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Trabzon-Melbourne: End of the line

Papa-Giorgi or Papagiorgi (father George) woke up early on Wednesday morning. The papadia was still curled under the heavy paploma that she hogged in the night. Round and lumpy. Snoring. …

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Comment: European farmers’ protests trigger EU Summit talks on agricultural crisis

I don’t know if a butterfly in Tokyo causes a tornado in Texas, but what happens in one European Union country immediately impacts all EU nations. I’ve seen the same …

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