Month: January 2016

When Fiction Becomes Fact

A pub at Thessaloniki Writing is sometimes a self-effacing and even a self-erasing art. The most successful fictional character is one that is better known than its author. In extreme cases, the character becomes so real to its fans that the author is totally forgotten. This is what happened to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator […]


Broken Dreams & Missed Opportunities

I wonder what might have inspired this writer of this song. The fact that it touches so many people shows that we all have our broken dreams and missed opportunities caused by a variety of factors from procrastination to pragmatism or pandering to social norms. Going back to a place that brings back fond memories, […]