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Connecting to Hydra

I wrote this over 10 years ago, after my father passed away. When necessary, I will edit the text for context and to conform with the reality of today. My …

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The great Greek tuckshop blockade

“That stupid kid,” my friend raged as his son cowered in the corner, protecting his carefully coiffed hairstyle from his father’s verbal onslaught. “A detention again! Can you believe it? …

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Rules overhaul needed to reduce pokies pain

The community pain from pokies losses is soaring. It’s causing devastating harm to people across rural and regional Victoria. From relationship breakdowns, family violence and mental illness to increased crime …

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Infiltrating House of Hercules

Hidden in plain sight, Melbourne’s social clubs tend to fade into the background of the city’s clamorous café scene. Most of them have been there for decades, windows obscured by …

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Wise to accept an inheritance in Greece now

The inheritance tax in Greece for the immediate family members is relatively low. For the spouse, the children, the grandchildren and the parents of the deceased, the tax – free …

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James Joyce, the Greeks and Orthodoxy

“I speak the tongue of a race the acme of whose mentality is the maxim: time is money. Material domination. Domine! Lord! Where is the spirituality? Lord Jesus? Lord Salisbury? …

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Standing up and fighting for our community

As a candidate standing for election, you are given plenty of advice about what to say or not say. But I believe if you want to stand for public office, …

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‘Far right’ groups may be diverse – but here’s what they all have in common

Far right parties and groups have been enjoying increasing support across Europe. Such parties have performed well in recent domestic elections, often occupying second or third place – and in …

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Death In Northern Epirus

I don’t think we will ever know the exact sequence of events that led to the recent shooting death of Konstantinos Katsifas in Northern Epirus. The official version is that …

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The Orthodox schism

“Do not err, my brethren: if anyone follow a schismatic, he will not inherit the Kingdom of God. If any man walk about with strange doctrine, he cannot lie down …