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…

Blog every day in November

This time last year, I took part in writing #BEDN (Blog Every Day in November), and thought well, I might give it another bash - seeing as I always tend to have time on my…

Why writing a blog is like squeezing a…

[caption id="attachment_2493" align="alignleft" width="200"] http://apakabar-kawan.blogspot.co.uk/2013_05_01_archive.html[/caption] I was lucky enough to be born with the skin of a Greek Goddess, thanks to my Cypriot mam. The light brown tan, the natural oiliness and the smooth spot-less…

I like kissing things ok?

Back in 2010, one of my first blog posts - What's in a hug? - ended with a question: What's in a kiss? While trying to figure out the answer to this question, I've come…