“Housewives in action” by Strigles

Greek handmade accessories brand “Strigles” is inspired by household duties for Autumn/Winter 2011-12. The collection is called “Housewives in action” and used cutleries, sewing, cooking and pastry charms to decorate a cute range of shoes and accessories. My first pick from the collection was this marvellous necklace with cookies and lollipops. CARPE DIEM Studio Gallery ΤRIKOUPI 102, NICOSIA, tel. 00357-22374842 OR…

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Where to eat good and cheap in Athens (summer 2011)

Either you are a tourist or living in Athens, here are a couple of chain restaurants where you can enjoy great dishes at a mini price this summer. 1st “La Pasteria” italian cuisine restaurants are celebrating 10 years of success and delicacies so they are offering a full summer menu at the unbeatable price of 10 euros. The menu starts…

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Want a pair of hand-painted ballerina flats? Read on!

Fani Valassi shows her work on hand-painted shoes as part of the “Summer Creative” exhibition in Chili Art Gallery, Demophontos 13-15, Thission, Athens, tel. 0030-2107292564 – 0030-6936755550. During the exhibition, you can buy from a selection of hand-painted shoes and other marvellous pieces of applied art by a selection of artists, accompanied by certificates of authenticity and in special prices valid…

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Yoga by the pool, under the full moon

Such a bright idea for a starry night. “Multi Culti…passion for life” organises a spiritual yet fun evening with Yoga and Gong Therapy tonight at 20.00, by the pool of Alma Club in Alimos, Greece (Athens region)  The event will combine Yoga exercise and sound catharsis under the sounds of the Gong, to open your chakras and free your senses under the…

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Pirates’ show aboard corsair ship in Athens

It felt like a trip back in time or at least a tour on set of “the Pirates of the Caribbean” last Sunday at Flisvos Marina, Paleo Faliro, Athens. Passers-by were surprised by the presence of a corsair ship replica with pirates on board. That was the launching ceremony of the first Czech school ship, replica of the corsair ship La Grace…

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