Let’s talk about cake!

On the subject of word aversion… Growing up, many of us would cringe at the sound of chalk scraping across the blackboard and then, years later, we might have given the occasional side-eye at the loud chewer seated across the table. The hum of a radiator, clanking silverware or screeching brakes, while indifferent or perfectly…

Greek Easter Traditions

In Greece, Easter is a week-long celebration that includes a series of festivities. It’s a week defined by customary faith-based practices, leading up to the much-loved family & friends feast of Easter Sunday. Since many of 2021’s restrictions won’t be in place this year around, it’s a great chance to observe the customs (or just…

Losing sleep over losing sleep

If our modern lifestyle was put under the microscope of an otherworldly entity or a time-travelling adventurer from the past, it may prove quite challenging to explain some of the personal struggles we face as we roll credits on 2021. That would be one complex petri dish to explain. Over-worked, over-stretched individuals, juggling the powers…