Category: Journal

Journal

In praise of #4, and #14

Watching the Rio Olympics with my daughter: “Dad, what did our champion do last night in the Olympics?” “She came eleventh.” “Eleventh? Pffff! Disaster.” “Well, she ranked ahead of 3.5 billion other women, and I am certain that she is better than 3.5 billion men -give or take a dozen-…

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Scary as life

In other news: Brexit too! I saw that coming. There is an undercurrent. Started in Greece as all great tragedies do. It is big. Bigger than we educated folks think. They want to build a wall. Everywhere. They are afraid. They say they are afraid of the others coming in.…

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I am moving to Boston

I am leaving Greece and non-immigrating to Boston for a year. It is a non-immigrant visa so I am not really immigrating, it is a temporary thing, unlike all other eternal things like high-school love promises and middle-age beer-bellies. Maybe two years. Not more. Do some research at MIT Media…

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Great news!

My wife Liza, won first prize in the children’s book category in Greece for 2016. Audience vote, more than 110,000 votes. She is translating in English and French. This was the first year of existence for our publishing house, the first children’s book we published and the first time we…