INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEWS

Read interviews with travel book authors, film directors and various people in Greece

A Passion for Blogging - interview with Blogger Elena Sergeeva. Images © Elena Sergeeva

A Passion for Blogging

Elena Sergeeva really does have a ‘passion for blogging.’ Her two sites; Passion For Greece and Passion for Hospitality concentrate on showing her followers what’s it like to follow your dreams, take chances and seize...
Guarding the Archeological Site of Delos Island - the Delos Guard

Guarding the Archeological Site of Delos Island – the Delos Guard

**Updated JUL17** The ancient UNESCO island of Delos, located just 3.5 km from the party island of Mykonos and yet a world away in terms of things to see and do, is world famous - for...

Tiverton Literary Festival – Devon

Tiverton is a small market town based in mid-Devon, in the South West of the UK.  I've written about it before here as it's the place I grew up in as a teenager before...

Confessions of a Paris Party Girl – Interview with Vicki Lesage

I was afforded the opportunity recently to read a great book: Confessions of a Paris Party Girl. Without giving too much away about her memoir, the excessive drinking aside (and Vicki will be the first...

Among The Olive Groves – Chrissie Parker

Chrissie Parker is the author of the fantastic historical fiction novel Among The Olive Groves, based on the Greek island of Zakynthos and in the South West of the UK.  I was so taken...

Girl Gone Greek Giveaway on Goodreads!

Enter for your chance to win one of two signed copies of my debut novel Girl Gone Greek on Goodreads. From 28OCT to 05NOV.

Launch of “Girl Gone Greek” in Athens

Followers of my site will know I also wear a different hat: that of an author of fiction.  In May 2015 I released my debut novel Girl Gone Greek on Amazon. I self-published it...

Do Travel Writers Go to Hell? The life of a travel writer

Thomas Kohnstamm, in my opinion, is one brave man. Some (including Thomas) might say he’s stupid, maybe even delusional. Because he traded his 9-5 lifestyle for a life of travel and no fixed abode?...

Socrates Now

We all know who Socrates was: only one of the greatest Greek philosophers of all time. I’m a fan of the Greek philosophers—I feel the world owes them a hell of a lot, but find...

Interview with former Evzones – soldiers of the Greek Presidential Guard

Any tourist visiting Athens won’t have failed to experience them—you know, the soldiers that stand guard outside Parliament with dead straight faces; not flinching, not moving a muscle and occasional doing a funny walk....

Artist Mathew Halpin talks politics & Greece through his amazing art

Who is Mathew Halpin? His short bio from his site  describes him as: “…an Australian visual artist and qualified theater set designer. His theater work had him designing in opera, short films, dance and plays. Mathew...

It’s All Greek – replica Greek artefacts for sale in central London

It’s All Greek is a specialist in fine replicas of ancient Greek art and jewellery and they work exclusively with small, family run businesses (like their own). Their product range comes from a team...

Portes Magazine – a piece of Greece

I heard about Portes Magazine through a friend of a friend, but wasn’t entirely sure about its background or what to expect. So when I was offered the chance to interview one of its...

A Girl’s Guide to Travelling Alone – an anthology

Women have the capacity to be incredibly brave, especially when travelling.  There have been many articles debating the issue, over recent years, whether women should travel solo, if it's safe to, etc. Indeed, my...

Marissa Tejada – Author booklaunch at Artlinks – “Chasing Athens”

I am so thrilled to be interviewing Marissa Tejada again! I interviewed her here  back in early May 2014. She’d just released her debut novel “Chasing Athens” and as an adopted Athenianite myself, I...

Interview with Susan Norton – Cellist in Athens

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Susan Norton-Vakondiou, lover of Athens, cellist and who will be performing at the Opening Party of Artlinks on Friday, 17th October 2014 at 21:15.  Interview conducted by...

Author Interview – Samantha Verant – Seven Letters from Paris

Samantha Vérant is a brave girl. Unhappy with her seemingly perfect all American lifestyle—and, in all honesty, in debt up to her eyeballs—she happened upon seven letters written to her from a chance encounter...

ARTLINKS ATHENS 2014 – VICTORIA HISLOP AUTHOR INTERVIEW

Monday, 20th October 2014 at 19:00, Artlinks hosted best-selling author Victoria Hislop, one of my favourites!  She held a discussion about “The Importance of Books” and has written bestsellers such as The Sunrise (published...

ARTLINKS ATHENS 2014 – MARAVEYA FASHION SHOW

©Sunday, 19th October 2014 at 19:00, Artlinks presents a fashion show by Athens based designer Vivianna Maravegias. Her brand, MARAVEYA was founded in 2010 after studying interior design at Pratt Institute in New York City and...

ARTLINKS ATHENS 2014 – Katerina Vrana – Comedian

Artlinks is a brand new concept born from the creators of Serendipity Magazine. Based in Athens Greece, this ‘celebration of all things artistic’ is one of a kind and hopes to be run on...

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