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“It’s all Greek to me”.

Posted by Big John on July 16, 2015

Aah ! .. Greece .. The birthplace of democracy, home to Aristophanes and, of course Homer. Land of, what were once, friendly smiling people who served some pretty boring food and lousy wine in quaint tavernas.

Here is a photo taken in such a place …

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… No, it wasn’t taken today, and it’s not some sweaty Greek bloke who has just heard that his country is now owned and run by Führer Frau Merkel and her faithful followers across the European Reich Union.

It’s me, and it was taken more than thirty years ago on the island of Corfu, as I was wondering if that was a black olive on top of the taramasalata, or …

… did it just move ?

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5 Responses to ““It’s all Greek to me”.”

  1. Grannymar said

    It jumped! I think it went in your drink! 😛

  2. rummuser said

    You disappoint me. How nice it would have been had you taken a clip of you doing the zorba!

  3. Dick Klade said

    Stuff like that happens if you refuse to put some cash in the belly bands.

  4. ginnie said

    You look a little tipsy to me John. If so it would be hard to tell if it moved or not !! BTW, congrats on getting the Blogger Award…

  5. lin heinz said

    American Greek restaurants put a smiley of olives on top. Probably for the very reason you mentionedl Ps Frau Angela, not particularly popular here at the moment, is called “Mutti” mommy by her landsmen. Or EEEnnngie. Blame that one on Rod Stewart. As to the political situation, a Greek colleague of my husband had the following to say “everything would work out perfectly between our countries if everyone would just stop talking about money.”

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