Summer’s End

The things you think are the disasters in your life are not the disasters really. Almost anything can be turned around: out of every ditch, path, if you can only see it. -Hilary Mantel (Bring Up the Bodies)After many flights, too many heavy bags and too little cooking, my life is finally settling back into…

Athens on the Brink

¬†Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of artsand eloquence. - John Milton¬†There is much that is overwhelming about Athens. Before ever even having stepped foot in the Greek capital, I had heard that it was dirty, unsafe, sprawling and as hot as an inferno. And while I can't say that my two and a half…