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Grease is the Word!

Those summer nights are long gone, but with the musical Grease entertaining audiences at the New Wimbledon Theatre this week, 70’s pop nostalgia is here to stay.

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Getting Down with Downton

Getting Down with Downton

Back in 2010 I appeared in the first series of Downton Abbey, as one of a crowd of suffragettes DEMANDING rights for women. During …
Running on Greek Time

Running on Greek Time

A lot of Mediterranean countries are renowned for their seemingly laid back atmosphere and easy-going lifestyle. What people don’t seem to realise …
Suzi B’s Marvellous Moussaka

Suzi B’s Marvellous Moussaka

Pronounced moose-aka, this glorified Shepherd’s Pie is a very popular Greek dish and includes layers of meat and aubergine topped with a …
I was having a Blonde moment…

I was having a Blonde moment…

After repeated nagging, last night my husband gave in to my incessant demands and took me out. To the theatre! Across the road.
Success at the Altar!

Success at the Altar!

Well it’s official, I have successfully made the transition from an independent, single, free-minded young woman, to a legally sanctioned female …
There’s a Doll in this Cake…

There’s a Doll in this Cake…

I thought that I would share my amazing bridal cake with you, made by my cousin Maria Vassiliou. When I say “share”, …
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (in Cyprus)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (in Cyprus)

In exactly one month’s time I will be walking the Green Mile…er I mean…down the aisle. Yes people. …
Pastitsio! (Bless you)

Pastitsio! (Bless you)

You may think that pasta is predominantly Italian in origin. Well, alright it is. BUT add an ‘io’ to the end and …
Suzi B’s Galaktoboureko

Suzi B’s Galaktoboureko

Greeks love their sweet desserts and Galaktoboureko is right up there amongst the favourites next to Baklava. It is a semolina based custard cake …
“There are two kinds of people…

“There are two kinds of people…

…Greeks, and everyone else who wish they was Greek.” So says the character of Gus Portokalos in the film My Big Fat …
So you think you can act?

So you think you can act?

The ancient Greek word for an actor ὑποκριτής (hyprokrites) means literally one who interprets. Well if …
You know you’re Greek when…

You know you’re Greek when…

You know you’re Greek when…you have an olive tree in your back garden. According to Sophocles, the olive tree …