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12.11.13Rebranding Greece

by Eleni : Canada...Vancouver, Faces of Greece, Thoughts and Travel : No comments yet - add one!

A friend recommended that I look up Peter Economides on You Tube to hear his view on Rebranding Greece. I was fascinated and inspired that one person could with so much conviction imagine a Greece that many people have given up on. Economides states “a brand is nothing more than a set of impressions that […]

01.16.13The Lighting of the Flame of Hope Ceremony, January 17th, 2013

by Eleni : Special Olympics World Games Athens 2011 : 1 Comment

Today later on this morning at the Zappeion Megaron, Mrs. Joanna Despotopoulou, President of Special Olympics will give her final Address as the Flame of Hope prepares to make it’s way to Pyeongchang,Korea. Athens hosted a spectacular Special Olympics World Summer Games in June 2011 that invited the world to be “in”… ΕΙΜΑΙ ΜΕΣΑ, I’M […]

12.20.11Food architecture …a Roman surprise

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Rome is beautiful in a dramatic flow of ancient, modern, and unexpected spaces. I turned a corner in saint Angelo neighborhood where I am staying at Antonia’s little apartment that embodies my opening sentence… Look for my post devoted to it! I discovered this little paticcere…bakery coffee shop . It is inviting with its warmth, […]

06.28.11Day 2!

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Softball Divisioning started today.  Teams are excited and families even more so. They come prepared with their own cheering gear, coordinating shirts, hats and a variety of noisemakers. The Canadians are a sea of red which against the blue backdrop stand out like neon signs declaring “WE ARE CANADA”  US fans make the pledge of […]

06.27.11First Day!

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Today it is Divisoning for cycling. Our team is ready and it is our first day of  working together. George, one of my volunteer team members and I discover that our mother’s are both born in the same village called Manna. We speculate that we may be cousins and I laugh because every time I go to my […]

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