by Markus Stolz

One of the Greek nations most pronounced characteristics is that they are masters in providing quick fixes – as a matter of fact, quick and dirty fixes. No problem is a real problem: It is stimuli to be creative about a workaround,  if no obvious or fast solution is at hand. I have experienced this in numerous ways over the past seven years during everyday life. Workarounds should serve the purpose of being a provisional measure before a more structured problem solving practice is applied, however ...

The summer season is slowly coming to an end, so I should be able to become more productive again. The reason for this is not what you might expect – it is simply that power outages are less frequent when temperatures start cooling down. According to Eurostat, Athens is the 5th most populated capital city in the EU. Approximately ...

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In Greece, things work different. How do most of you get your mail and parcels delivered to your home? Probably not in the way I do. The image above is a photo of my postman. He is a great guy, and whenever I see him, we have a quick friendly chat. I just do not see him all that often. I live in a northern suburb of Athens, and the ...