Ekaterina

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Going it alone at the cinema

Going it alone at the cinema

This weekend I took one of the biggest independent steps of my life thus far. I went to the cinema. ALONE. And what …
Do a Dolmade

Do a Dolmade

Also known as stuffed vine leaves, (you can even use cabbage leaves eww), Dolmades (pronounced DolmaTHes) are a classic Greek dish passed …
Floating away with Socrates and his Clouds

Floating away with Socrates and his Clouds

“All I know is that I know nothing“. Last night I had the pleasure of witnessing the great Greek philosopher Socrates …
Once bitten, twice itchy

Once bitten, twice itchy

THE MOSQUITO. Considered by some authorities as the most dangerous animal on Earth. Considered by me as the most pointless animal on Earth. Considered …
It’s all Greek to Me!

It’s all Greek to Me!

If you get involved with a Greek man/woman, it would be wise for you to learn the basics of the language. This …
The Best are Greek!

The Best are Greek!

The Best are Greek! From Socrates to Hercules The Greeks can bring us to our knees; A nation full of dazzling minds (And a …
My Big Fat Greek Family Part 3: The Others

My Big Fat Greek Family Part 3: The Others

By “others” I don’t mean Nicole Kidman and her family of ghosts, I mean of course the rest of …
Tsoureki – Easter Bread

Tsoureki – Easter Bread

The Greek Easter is finally upon us and in celebration I thought I would share an Easter recipe with you. Tsoureki (pronounced tchew-reh-kee) is …
My Big Fat Greek Family Part 2: The Mama

My Big Fat Greek Family Part 2: The Mama

Who must know the way to make a proper home, A quiet home, a Grecian home? Who must raise the family and run …
My Big Fat Greek Family Part 1: The Baba

My Big Fat Greek Family Part 1: The Baba

Many of my Greek posts have been littered with stories of my mad, moussaka-eating, lamb-roasting, all singing, all dancing, Greek family. Seeing as the …
No S*X please, I’m Greek

No S*X please, I’m Greek

Another day, another film script requiring nudity. This time it’s for an unpaid short film about a young man obsessed with the …
It’s my Birthday and I’ll smash plates if I want to!

It’s my Birthday and I’ll smash plates if I want to!

So here I am, another year older, not necessarily wiser, and now on the wrong side of 25. According to my cheerful 17-year-old brother, my …
A visit from the Easter Bunny

A visit from the Easter Bunny

Easter is my favourite time of the year. The weather is usually good, there are bank holidays galore, my birthday is around the same …
The Greek Film Industry

The Greek Film Industry

In these dark times of austerity, recession and suffocating taxes, the Greek film industry continues to push forward with new cinematic ideas and movie …
A Greek In-law

A Greek In-law

For my 60th post I decided that it just wasn’t possible to come up with 60 ways to keep your Greek&…
A Greek Man Abroad

A Greek Man Abroad

When you are Greek there is usually only one holiday destination on offer to you: GREECE. Or if you are Greek-Cypriot: CYPRUS. Why on …
A Fashion Packed Weekend

A Fashion Packed Weekend

Lights! Camera! Powder! Lipgloss! Music! Cue Models!