Ekaterina

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All you need is Love!

All you need is Love!

Saint Valentine’s Day. It’s like Marmite. You either love it or you hate it. Well being a hopeless romantic, I …
Spinning the Wheel of Death with Cirque du Soleil

Spinning the Wheel of Death with Cirque du Soleil

Last night I managed to nab tickets for the final week of Cirque du Soleil’s performance of Kooza at The Royal Albert …
Don’t Mess with Papou!

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 …
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 “…