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Day: July 1, 2008

Salonica: Coffee with Galerius

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I had a morning catch up with my friend George Baloglou, who comes back to Salonica twice a year these days. It was going to be an altogether more philological morning than the preceding night. The philology started with me going berserk with photos of the Kamara, “The Arch” — better known as the Arch […]

Salonica: cousins hit da town

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Alighted at Salonica, oh, eight hours later than I was supposed to. The oblig debrief followed, including not just my Salonican cousins Chris and Nick K, but also my Athenian cousin Nick L, up from Athens to be shown A Slice Of Life On The North Side. Yes, I know that means there are three […]

Athens, the prequel

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My time is limited to blog in Greece—too much partying with my cousins lined up; I’m benefitting from siesta time to do what catchup I can. My woes with Olympic are not done: my return to Athens tomorrow has already been delayed by ONE AND A HALF HOURS. Say it again folks: HELP BANKRUPT OLYMPIC […]

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