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      • Crete has one of the larger concentrations of British and Irish ex-pats in Greece. Lets us hear and compare what it is like in other parts of Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Italy, Spain - wherever.
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    • Help Support Corfu Κέρκυρα :: They have a Refuse Problem

      2nd June 2018 at 12:06 pm

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      • The Lighter Side! Ελληνικά Ανέκδοτα
      • The Ancient Greeks are responsible for so much we value in common culture today. Take the term, "Humour" (British English), the definition is: the tendency of experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement. The term Ανέκδοτα (anecdote) comes from the humeral medicine of the ancient Greeks. In their wisdom they taught that the balance of fluids in the human body is known as humors in Latin. This body fluid controls human health and emotion, then as now. Having a Laugh.... from the Greeks so if you like the posts below then - here is more.
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    • Post Brexit Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue Travel Humour

      31st March 2021 at 2:28 pm

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      • Words and Music
      • Crete has a rich culture and heritage. Much of its history has been chronicled down the ages through Cretan Mandinadas - the art of stories told in song.  In modern times, three Cretans became giants in their respective fields. In Music, symphonic composer, Mikis Theodorakis (b. Chios 1925 -), claimed by Crete through his father's Chania family. He is known as a man of peace, having always mixed music with politics.  In Literature, author and poet, Nikos Kazantzakis (b.Heraklion lived 1883-1957) known for Zorba the Greek. And in Public Speaking, Eletherios Venizelos (b. Mournies 1864-1936) regarded as the most prominent Greek politician rising to be Greek Prime Minister 5 times. Please post messages here in the Crete Forum of your favourite music, poems, quotations etc you enjoy from #Crete.
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    • Reply To: Friday the 13th – Blame it on the Greeks

      13th November 2020 at 9:53 am

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