Monthly Archives: June 2008

>Cypriot language and blogs

>I would like to draw attention on a phenomenon I noticed lately. That I noticed it lately doesn’t go to say that it’s a recent thing. I am talking about Cypriot blogs. Cyprus is a funny place. Its people (both … Continue reading

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>No estes lejos de mi (soneto XLV)

> No estés lejos de mí un solo día, porque cómo,porque, no sé decirlo, es largo el día,y te estaré esperando como en las estacionescuando en alguna parte se durmieron los trenes. No te vayas por una hora porque entoncesen … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Neruda, Poetry | 1 Comment

>Archipelagos-Christakis Georgiou

> ” The Land Rover stopped. It is four forty-five. ‘Must be somewhere here,’ the Englishman shouted. He jumped down from the Land Rover. The headlights were on. Their light, cool and lifeless, moved reluctantly on a horizontal line. With … Continue reading

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>The beauty of football

>After last night’s Sweden-Greece paint-drying match (Sweden won it by drying 2 whole walls to Greece’s wet surface), I am looking forward to a proper match. Turkey-Switzerland tonight should provide enough excitement to keep us going until the Netherlands or … Continue reading

Posted in Euro 2008, Football | 1 Comment

>Do You Remember Dolly Bell?

> “Every day in every way,I’m getting better”Dino, Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981) Our journey back to Kusturica’s films takes us to his first feature film, Do You Remember Dolly Bell? Kusturica, fresh back from film school in Prague … Continue reading

Posted in Films, Kusturica, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia | 1 Comment

>I can’t wait!

> Euro 2008 is just hours away, the excitement is building up. Will the big boys deliver? Will there be a dark horse, stealing the show? What is the drama in store? Who will stand tall? And who will go … Continue reading

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>Underground (1995)

> “I know where you’re going. To see that whore!”“No, I’m going to defend my country” Blacky to his wife, Underground Today I would like to take you back in time. Back to 1995. That was when Emir Kusturica, the … Continue reading

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