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Images that remain 80 years on in the minds of the children who lived through the war

Generations after Greece first responded to Benito Mussolini’s ultimatum with a simple, but very strong “No!”, many still remember the tragedy they lived through thereafter. Members of our Neos Kosmos …

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HMS Argonaut and the Lost Graveyard of Lemnos

I’ve stood on the southern coast of Lemnos gazing into the calm blue waters of the Aegean which stretch before you. From time immemorial these waters have taken ships to …

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Springing into love: Finding the one at a NUGAS meeting

Regine Miriklis knew from the moment she stepped into the room at the Cypriot Club that fateful day in 2007, that she had met the love of her life, Jack. …

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Mad Melbourne rush to car washes, hairdressers, auctions and more

Melburnians began to feel that pinch of traffic this week. It  felt reassuring to see services slowly ease following restrictions. Ali Sadiku, manager of Grand Wash Auto, which serves a …

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Melbourne in lockdown stirs the emotions of growing up in Melbourne in the 80s

In the 1980s, growing up in Melbourne was a unique time for an inner-city migrant kid. My parents had been in town for ten or fifteen years by then. They …

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A young Greek-Australian’s guide to navigating the ‘Millennial Crisis’

Despite often being labelled as privileged, smashed avo on toast eating, lazy good for nothings, there needs to be an understanding that millennials (aka Gen Y) have grown up in …

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Greek Shipping: An important global actor in line with the Greek maritime spirit

Greek Shipping is not just a remarkable economic activity, making Greece the world’s largest ship-owning nation, it is also an integral part of the country’s cultural heritage. The geographical position …

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Frontliners: Funeral directors speak of their exhaustion and palpable grief during the time of COVID 19

In interviews with seven services, specialising in Greek Orthodox funerals, the directors opened up about their jobs and the anguish of burying members of the Greek community during COVID-19. One …

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Salamis Special: Commemorating the very distant past

“Wait a minute,” Mehdi said and hurried to his shop’s counter. A few minutes he returned bearing a glass of steaming Persian, cardamom tea. “I’ve put a strand of saffron …

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Howzat! The story of Hellenic Cricket – from Corfu to Lemnos and Melbourne

When we think of Greece we don’t usually think of playing or watching a game of cricket at a local village green. But cricket indeed has a long history in …

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