Connecting Children with Culture by Melina Mallos

Today’s very special guest post is by children’s multicultural educator, consultant and author Melina Mallos. Having moved from her birthplace in Greece to Australia at the age of 6, Melina is passionate about helping other children understand and appreciate their own cultural heritage and that of others. Advertisements

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Five Reasons why Autumn in Greece is better than anywhere else!

On the GWC today we have a very special guest blog post by AutoRhodes – a car hire service in, you guessed it…Rhodes! Far from being an article about cars though, this post explains how beautiful Greece is in autumn. So if you’re looking for a last minute getaway before…

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Five Ways to Weave Greek Tradition into your Wedding by Sam Brown

Whether you love tradition, or prefer to honour your roots without going “all the way”, there’s no denying that including age-old traditions in your matrimonials can give your wedding structure and a deeper, richer meaning. While some of us like to do things as they have been done for generations,…

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Love in Lefkada with Lefkas Weddings

Wedding season is upon us and for those of you who might be thinking about holding your big day abroad – specifically in Greece! – then The Greek Wives Club has found the perfect wedding planning company for you in the form of Lefkas Weddings.

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Learn Greek Online

Interested in learning Greek?  What could be better than having a native Greek teacher coach you right in your home or office?  This is what modern Greek language teacher Vasiliki Baskos does from LEARN-GREEK-ONLINE : a one-to-one online learning experience through lessons conducted on skype. 

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Book review! Waiting for Aegina by Effie Kammenou

A while ago we were kindly sent a PAPER COPY (woop woop!!!) of  the latest book by talented Greek author Effie Kammenou and we were hooked from the start!

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Book review! Unusual Journeys by Konstantina Sakellariou

This month we featured THE UNUSUAL JOURNEYS OF A GIRL LIKE ANY OTHER by Konstantina Sakellariou as our book of the month. Konstantina kindly sent us a digital copy of the book and we couldn’t wait to read it! 

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Greek Language App for Kids

We recently came across a fantastic new Greek vocab app for kids and just had to share it with all those mums and dads who are trying to teach their children why everything comes from the Greek language! The new Greek language apps come from a company called Gus on the Go!  Gus…

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It’s all Greek! The Shop of the Gods

Nestled in the heart of London’s Bloomsbury is a shop quite like no other. A shop that transports customers back to Ancient Greece and a time where depictions of life were etched in stone rather than on screen. It’s All Greek specialises in replicas of ancient Greek and classical art, Greek jewellery,…

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Fifty ways to make a Greek man happy (Rated U)

Seeing as it is the New Year and how many of us have made new year’s resolutions including ones involving relationships, we thought that now would be a good time to post this comical piece for a bit of fun! Some of you may not want to make your Greek…

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Happy New Year / Kali Xronia!

Kali Xronia everyone! We hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas and have started the new year in high spirits. If not don’t worry, The Greek Wives Club is always here ready to hand out the ouzo 🙂 

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Book Review! The Sifnos Chronicles by Sharon Blomfield

This month we featured THE SIFNOS CHRONICLES by Sharon Blomfield as our book of the month. Sharon kindly sent us a copy waaaay back in the summer and we loved every page! If you are fancy travelling back to Greece this winter then check out this book – a perfect stocking…

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All that matters is the BlueMATI

In our never-ending quest to find beautiful Greek jewellery, The Greek Wives Club recently stumbled across Melbourne based online boutique store BlueMATI. And we’ve been obsessed ever since! This mother and daughter team turned their passion and love for everything Greek into a hugely successful business, sourcing beautiful fashion pieces…

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Graffiti stories in the city of Kalamáta

Graffiti is viewed by many as a destructive art form, favoured by yobs with nothing better to do than ruin a beautifully painted wall, statue or building with a spray can. However, some grafitti can reveal much about what is going on in the world and represent hidden meanings, emotions…

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Gorgeous Greek designs from Ploos Design

Designs from ancient Greece can be found all over the world, whether in fashion, beauty, interior design or architecture. The Greek Wives Club is always on the lookout for such designs and we were so excited to find them in Athens-based design brand Ploos Design. 

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Helping others with the Alkionides Charity

The GWC is all about helping to provide information and support to anyone, particularly women, involved in Greek-related projects or life-experiences and when we came across the Alkionides Charity who provide relief for Cypriot families facing severe financial and medical hardship, we  felt sure that our readers would want to know more…

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Cook with Theo!

Some of you foodies out there will definitely have heard of the culinary genius that is the delightful Theo Michaels. If you haven’t, The Greek Wives Club are excited to introduce him to you!

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