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A trip to Athens

Earlier this year I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Athens for a couple of days in March. This wasn't a holiday of course, it was for work, but that didn't stop me from…

Feel like a superhero?

Ever wake up feeling like a superhero? You feel elated, like you're floating, no...flying. Like there's nothing you couldn't do? That's what I call a bad day. You get up with an urge to be…

Ferret love

Someone always knows someone who's seen that man walking down the street with a ferret on a lead, or seen that woman with a ferret on her shoulder in the supermarket. The funny thing is,…

Norway times (but without the fjords)

It was cold. It was windy but boy was it beautiful. Earlier this year, a good friend of mine and I went to Bergen in Norway for a long weekend to celebrate our belated birthdays.…

15 things only Greeks will know

With a name like Androula, it's hard to believe I'm anything but Greek (or as my editor says, "Grake"). Greek-Cypriot to be exact. But I'm a half-ling, with the other half being Irish. Now, a…

One of those days…

Today has been one of those days where nothing has made sense. I've stared at people, mind blank, even after they'd finished talking. I've stared at the computer screen with no motivation to write, and…

Are you a TV Zombie like me?

Do you ever get so lost in a TV series that the line between reality and fantasy becomes blurred? Often, because I'm glued to Netflix, I fall asleep watching a programme, dream of said programme,…

Crawling the Great South Run

A week can go by so quickly. Time in general can go quickly, I mean, how the hell is it almost Christmas already? This time last week I was lying in bed unable to move…