Category Archives: Paros

Secrets of the Greek island of Paros, pearl of the Cyclades in the central Aegean Sea: activities, food & drinking, golden sand beaches, art, music and history.

The Southern Cross

Soon we will be leaving our little Greek island. Looking at the horizon from our neighbourhood beach, I already feel nostalgia. I already miss the vastness of the blue sea just as I already miss the night time sky. Often … Continue reading

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Ways of Knowing

Leonard Shlain’s The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict between Word and Image is a fascinating read about how writing reconfigured the human brain. Shlain says that preliterate agricultural cultures venerating female values used mainly the right half of the … Continue reading

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From My Neighbor’s Garden

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Today’s Psychological Striptease

Since November 1st, the way I experience the world has drastically changed. I am still coming to terms with this new reality. My mind contaminates my body with its struggles. I have the feeling that I am trying to go … Continue reading

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Aegean Blue

This decadent world has me down. The gut tension was so strong yesterday that I took a long walk hoping to mellow out. At Livadia, I sat under the tamarisks and aimed my gaze towards the sea. Looking at the … Continue reading

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