Okeanida.gr have told me that my book The Long Shadow is ready to go out in Greek on December 4th. It’s new title will be O Iskios tou Polemou (The Shadow of War) I’m looking forward to the launch which is to take place at Ianos Bookstore in Thessaloniki. It’s a marvellous place with […]
It’s truly the stuff of nightmares. A Greek woman is reported to have been accidentally buried alive after ‘dying’ of cancer. A worker at the Peraia cemetery near Thessaloniki told police he heard banging and muffled screams coming from a plot, after the funeral last Thursday. Despite frantically digging up the coffin containing the 49-year-old […]
New Audio Book Launch: Artemis Rising on Audible and iTunes! Award-winning Artemis Rising out now on audio book! Cheri Lasota’s award-winning debut novel, Artemis Rising, has just been released as an audio book. To celebrate, the e-book version is FREE everywhere online! Snatch up the FREE e-book at these vendors online: Amazon | Barnes & […]
Another of Richard Devereux’s great poems!! Richard recently won a first prize at the Dead Poets Slam held at the Bristol Poetry Festival with his take on the great Greek poet Yiannis Ritsos. He explored some of Ritsos famous poems as well as reading out some of his own. I love them all but wanted […]
Interview with B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Author Loretta Proctor.
General Ioannis Metaxas became Prime Minister and dictator in Greece during 1936-1941. It was an upsurge of dictators at that time much as now. At various periods of history it seems that an energy arises which tries to restrain a liberal period of letting go and relaxing, morals degenerating perhaps but having some fun […]
An English friend recently told me that while he lived and worked in Greece, some friends played a joke on him. They told him that there was this wonderful sheep stew called Patsas, best thing on earth and he simply had to try it. Excited at the thought of this new gastronomical delight, he went […]