Monthly Archives: July 2012

The St. Petersburg watermelon murders

still an unsolved mystery…

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Rembetiko vs Fado

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

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Genuinely Greek

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

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Romeo And Juliet of the 70’s

“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

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New blog image!

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!

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In love with your soul

Some morning warming words

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Feeling epic

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

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Lisbon cafes

I don’t know a word of Portuguese. But listening to these songs in tiny dockside cafes in Lisbon a few year ago was an experience I will never forget I haven’t had this experience yet but this song somehow took … Continue reading

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