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Tales from Crete

  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 85
    May 30, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 85

    Now I pass the baton on... After almost 2 years of weekly stories, I think it is now time to say no to these stories, or at least take a longer break. Now it's not because I don't have more...

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  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 84
    May 22, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 84

    Today's story is not Greek at all, but starts from something completely different. I came across an article about donkeys written by the chairman of De Danske Æselavlere, Knud Erik Rasmussen from Sallinge in Midtfyn. But of course my story,...

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  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 83
    May 15, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 83

    I think the vast majority of us who love Greece and just can't get enough of the Greek culture, the Greek mentality, the hospitality, the food, the climate and yes, you can go on like this, all go in excited...

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  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 82
    May 8, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 82

    It wasn't really my intention that I would write a story for today St. Day of prayer, because here in Denmark we still maintain St. Prayer Day as an official public holiday, so I actually take the day off as...

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  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 81
    May 1, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 81

    First of all, I would like to wish everyone a very good month (Kalo mina) as it is called in Greek and then I would like to wish, both for the readers who see this story and everyone else, that...

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  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 80
    April 24, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 80

    A little late this Friday with today's story, but it's now because I can sometimes get so excited furiously. Maybe it's the unconscious Greek genes that come to the fore, or it's just because I've hung out a little too...

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  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 79
    April 17, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 79

    Today is "Holy Friday" in Greece. It is completely the same as our "Good Friday" and the next days here in the Greek Easter, which is a week after ours, will bear a clear stamp of what Easter is really...

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  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 78
    April 3, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 78

    I wonder if there are many of us a little older who remember the well-known TV quiz "What is it" with writer and journalist Piet van Deurs in deft slow motion turning and turning some archaeological object between his fingers,...

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  • Fortællinger fra Kreta | 77
    March 27, 2020

    Tales from Crete | 77

    "When you close one door, another one always opens," said my father. As a child I didn't quite understand it, but over the years I got wiser and learned that it was mostly true. What he tried to instill in...

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