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Sea view on a sunny day from Kavouri, Vouliagmeni Greece.

Happy Weekend’s Fun Reading

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Schools are out for summer! And every kid is looking forward to some playtime at the beach, including mine. Therefore, I will try to take them to the beach this weekend…

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Partial view of the docked yachts at the port of Ermoupolis in Syros. Image by Velvet.

Fun Reading for a Fab Weekend

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It’s June and that means that the wedding season is on! So, there’s a lot of happy events going on right now which means that weekends go by faster than…

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Partial view of the port of Naoussa in Paros with the white chapel on the left. Image by Velvet.

Fun Reading for a Fabulous Weekend

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This is a much awaited long weekend (for us living in Greece) and it is finally around the corner. Some of you will be lucky enough to travel to the…

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Velvet in an alley at Plaka Athens.

Fun Reading for a Great Weekend

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The weekend is finally here. Elisabeth and I will be attending a Greek designers’ event on Saturday, the Pop Up Project: Under the Greek Sun. Jewelry and fashion designers will be…

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Bird's eye view of Athens. Image by Velvet Karatzas.

Weekend’s Fun Reading

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The weekend is here. I don’t know about you, but this week was very stressful. I’m in the middle of a home improvement project: building a new tiny en-suite bathroom…

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A Happy New Year wish collage with three images in a row at the center

Reflection on 2016

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Another year has come to an end. It was a year filled with hardships and problems yet, it was not hopeless. I feel that this year was a turning point…

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View of a Christmas tablescape from above. Image by Velvet.

A Christmas Note

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In times of uncertainty, overall turmoil and distress, I find it comforting, soothing and healing to spent holidays with my family. I think almost everyone feels the same way. Getting…

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