Monthly Archives: July 2012
still an unsolved mystery…
As a follow up to my previous post, the similarities between the “genuinely Greek” rembetiko and this Portuguese fado are striking, don’t you think? Let’s do a bit of reasearch.. Fado (“destiny, fate”) is a music genre which can be … Continue reading
I recently encountered this comment on a traditional Greek song Αυτη ειναι η Ελλαδα, η γνησια, η μπεσαλιδικη, η ντομπρα. Which roughly translates to “This is Greece, genuine, troublesome, candid”. How ironic that the words troublesome (μπεσαλιδικη), is borrowed from … Continue reading
“It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night like a rich jewel in an Ethiope’s ear” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, 1.5
I just finished my front-page masterpiece in Illustrator. Took lots of *clears throat* borrowing, cutting and tracing. It somehow portrays my journey through life and the various stages of aero- and aqua-notic animals I’ve associated myself with. Hope you like it!
Some morning warming words
Well I was rollin’ down the road in some cold blue steel, I had a bluesman in the back, and a beautician at the wheel. We’re going downtown in the middle of the night We was laughing and I’m jokin’ … Continue reading