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Don’t Mess with Papou!

Don’t Mess with Papou! Rocking gently in his chair, while puffing on his pipe, Papou sits, watching endlessly and contemplating life. His thick grey brows are often crossed, his smile is rarely seen, Cantankerous and cavillous, he’s petulant and mean.

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Lost in our World. Found on Blu-Ray.

Lost in our World. Found on Blu-Ray.

The most underrated film of 2012 had to be Disney’s John Carter (which I happened to have a small part in). A year …
50th Post! – Fifty ways to make a Greek man happy (Rated U)

50th Post! – Fifty ways to make a Greek man happy (Rated U)

Well I have finally managed to get to my 50th post since starting my blog way back in 2012. OPA! In celebration I have …
Hell hath no fury like a Greek man scorned!

Hell hath no fury like a Greek man scorned!

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Mediterranean men (and women) have a fiery temper. By “fiery” I mean of course, …
A Greek Wives’ Tale

A Greek Wives’ Tale

A Greek Wives’ Tale A Greek wife sits upon her chair, Her hands are clasped, her feet are bare. Upon the stove the …
The Exordium

The Exordium

So here we are in 2013! Happy New Year to you all. After declaring to anyone who would listen that this time I would be …
Vasilopita (New Year Cake)

Vasilopita (New Year Cake)

Part of the Greek New Year tradition is to bake a Vasilopita; a type of bread or cake, which contains a hidden coin. Whoever …
I’m dreaming of a Greek Christmas…

I’m dreaming of a Greek Christmas…

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, except Yiayia in her white blouse; The moussaka …
Scene Stealing in Hotel Babylon

Scene Stealing in Hotel Babylon

A couple of years back I appeared in an episode of Hotel Babylon, where I was the swimmer stunt-double for …
A Magical Night at the Royal Opera House

A Magical Night at the Royal Opera House

On Saturday night, my mother, sister and I were lucky enough to hold golden tickets to the sold out Royal Ballet production …
“This is a (Greek) man’s world”

“This is a (Greek) man’s world”

I’m always scribbling down words that rhyme and have recently been inflicted with poetical madness which has resulted in several poems relating …
A short weeper

A short weeper

The Heart and The Soul The heart bleeds, the eyes weep, The bones crack, the mind sleeps, The skin crawls, the tongue lies, The …
My Top Twelve Favourite Films – because Ten isn’t enough

My Top Twelve Favourite Films – because Ten isn’t enough

Someone asked me the other day what my favourite film of all time was. For a moment, my mind went blank. I panicked. …
Tell Me It’s Not True – The End of Blood Brothers

Tell Me It’s Not True – The End of Blood Brothers

The award-winning musical Blood Brothers by Willy Russell, enjoyed its final showing last Friday at the Phoenix Theatre, after a hugely successful 21-year run. …
Greek DIY

Greek DIY

Seeing as the Greeks invented everything, they should be brilliant at DIY. Right? WRONG. A Greek man’s definition of DIY is “…
Double, Double Toil and Trouble…

Double, Double Toil and Trouble…

Fire burn and cauldron bubble… All Hallows Eve has descended upon us once again. The pumpkin has been carved, the candy bowls …
Lost in Greek Translation

Lost in Greek Translation

As is expected when someone speaks a language that is not in their mother tongue, a few words are often pronounced incorrectly. Most of …