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  • FBSeamstress-FrontCover

    On ‘The Seamstress of Ourfa’

    I have just spent a week planting trees in my garden by the sea in Euboea. In the evenings...

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  • Am Schreibtisch

    In Praise of Long Novels

    In Praise of Long Novels   Mann began writing The Magic Mountain before the first world war, stopped writing...

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  • adtransp

    Seamstress

        Seamstress.   The two questions people ask me all the time are, “What made you write this...

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  • dariusz-sankowski-56727-unsplash

    What Write?

        WHAT WRITE?   What right do I have to tell anyone how to write? None. All I...

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  • madhavou

    Mad Havou

    Mad Havou. In the fractured hills of Akanthou, between two knuckles that looked like mountains lived old Havou and...

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  • letter

    ‘Eνα γράμμα σε ένα πρόσωπο που με εμπνέει

    Αγαπημένη μου Μαρία

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  • Puzzlement of Poetry

    The Puzzlement of Poetry

      ‘Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.’ Robert Frost  ...

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