INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEWS

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

Author Interview with Jeremy Dean – “Zen Kyu Maestro.”

When “Jeremy José Dean” contacted me about reading and reviewing his book “Zen Kyu Maestro,” I wasn’t sure at first.  I had visions of a Buddhist self-help book (“The Tao of Pooh” –anyone remember...

“The Judas Curse” – Symi island – interview with James Collins

Greece seems to be very popular at the moment regarding the location and theme for various films.You’ll already have seen my twenty-four hours spent on the island of Aegina with "The Journey" film crew. You’ll...

“The Art of Becoming Homeless” – Book 5 of Greek Village series.

Most of you will be familiar with Sara Alexi. She’s the author of the Greek Village series of books and I interviewed her about The Illegal Gardener, Book One in the series, The Explosive Nature of Friendship,...

Marcus Markou, Writer & Director of “Papadopoulos & Sons”

In my tradition of hunting down authors with a passion for all things Greek and, more recently, spending 24hours on a Greek island with a film crew, I have been incredibly fortunate to interview...

Twenty-Four hours on a Greek island with film crew

As soon as I saw the tagline for “The Journey” (originally “Greece– The Movie”), I knew I wanted to meet the director and team of this project. One man’s journey to find answers, in a...

Author Interview with Sofka Zinovieff – “The House on Paradise Street”

In following with my theme of interviewing authors, today I have the pleasure of interviewing Sofka Zinovieff. She is the successful author of various titles including Eurydice Street: A Place in Athens and Red...

“Distance” – Author Interview with Nene Davies

As you know, my author interviews feature stories of people who’ve made brave journeys around the world or expatriated themselves, as well as Greek fiction/non-fiction. Today I feature Nene Davies whose book, “Distance” I have...

Margie Miklas -“Memoirs of a Solo Traveler, My Love Affair with Italy.”

Bio: Margie Miklas is a writer, photographer, and critical-care nurse, who has a passion for travel, with a particular love of Italy. "Memoirs of a Solo Traveler - My Love Affair with Italy" is...

Interview with Lance Nielsen – director of “The Journey” – set in Greece

Lance Nielsen- Writer, Actor & Director has very kindly agreed to take time out of his incredibly busy schedule to talk to me about his latest screenplay The Journey. You wear a variety of hats...

A day in the life of Cabin Crew

Today, we have a special guest on Leaving Cairo. On condition of anonymity, I have bagged an interview with a member of Cabin Crew for a world class airline.  Here to introduce us to...

“The Explosive Nature of Friendship” – Greek Village Series

Back in November, I lucked upon an English indie (self-published) author who writes fiction novels about Greece, Sara Alexi.  I warmed immediately to Sara's style of writing and description of the fictional Greek village as I...

“The Magic in the Receiver” – a novel.

Those that regularly follow my blog, you'll know that from time to time I like to interview authors that've really touched me.  Usually either fiction or non-fiction stories about life abroad. Now it is the...

“The Illegal Gardener” – Author interview with Sara Alexi

On 14th November, my League of Expat Writers (LEW) featured Sara Alexi, author of The Greek Village series.  I have just finished reading the first book, 'The Illegal Gardener' and was so moved by...

Foreign Encounters: Anthology from Writers Abroad

I am very excited to share the following Press Release with you: One of my pieces of writing was selected to contribute to Foreign Encounters. Online writing group Writers Abroad are proud to announce the publication on Wednesday...

“Freeway to Flipflops” – an interview with Sonia Marsh

This summer, whilst having a lovely break on a tiny Greek island, I was delighted to be asked by expat Sonia Marsh, author of Freeway to Flipflops if I would like to review her book.  I jumped...