Monthly Archives: August 2010

beware the psixi

I returned from Prague on Monday (it’s absolutely gorgeous and amazing) with a bit of a cold, which I’m attributing to the change in climate (Athens has been dependably hot; Prague was rainy and the weather kept shifting from cool … Continue reading

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off to prague

I am going to Prague today to visit a friend who just moved there, so I’m taking yet another break from the blog, and a break from the mother country. Back next week, my final week in Athens.

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how to earn $$$ and relieve an economic crisis

Athens is covered in billboards advertising the gambling website casino848.com. One of the billboards shows a guy with a swollen face and a black eye, another shows a man in a Zorro-esque hat. On the boards appear the words “Play … Continue reading

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what greece can learn from barbados

I was listening to the This American Life episode called “Social Contract” a few weeks ago, in which they noted the disparity between the economies of Barbados and Jamaica. Jamaica and Barbados have had similar economic histories, but today Barbados … Continue reading

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