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Diatribe: Ego, Favorinus

“Look,” Jani, my grandmother’s Albanian neighbour’s son, interrupted me. I was in the process of waxing lyrical about his father’s hometown of Fieri, near the ancient Greek city of Apollonia …

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Bullying? It happens – but #notthisgirl

Unicorns, rainbows, giggles – life as a little girl starts out happy and fun. Each school day brings the excitement of spending time with our friends. We tell each other …

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Your Say: How to get more young people to the Fasolada festival?

Readers on Facebook responded to a number of our articles. Here’s a round-up of last week’s web words. Why aren’t young people not going to the Fasolada Festival? Petros Spilios …

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Lucrative incentives for EU Parliamentarians

The next Elections for the European Parliament scheduled on 23-26 May 2019 have already started with fervor! A total of 751 seats (MEPs) are currently up for grabs by those …

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75-year anniversary of the uprising nobody wants to know about

75 years ago thousands of starving Greek soldiers and sailors in the allied-controlled Mediterranean were attacked and then imprisoned in isolated desert camps in Africa when they peacefully protested to …

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‘You should be honing your cooking skills not writing poetry’: words from a Greek-Australian troller

I was minding my own business – having a lovely day, doing my house chores, looking after my child, writing – when, after sharing on Facebook a podcast of an …

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Letter from a concerned mother: Modern Greek class cut mid-year

Dear Saturday School Co-ordinator-DET, I have children currently enrolled at Ashfield Saturday School of Community languages. There are currently 5 students enrolled in year 11 Modern Greek and less than 12 …

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Macedonia from Alexander the Great to Alexis Tsipras

To the uninitiated, the name dispute between Greece and FYROM seemed like a triviality – a curiosity at best. In the decades-long tug of war, the devil was always hidden …

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Diatribe: One people at the 32nd Lonsdale Street Greek Festival

“G’day,” a portly middle aged man sporting a grey, Fu Manchu-like goatee and wearing an eighties Bundaberg Rum t-shirt, approached me at the Epirus Cultural Stall during the Lonsdale Street …

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The gutsiest, ballsiest Greek women of them all

Is International Women’s Day really necessary? The very fact that the celebration exists is an oxymoron as we celebrate equality by singling out a gender – and this by its …