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Goings On

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Goings on about Environment & Culture


23 March 2020
By THOMAS GRAY Lo! where the rosy-bosom'd Hours,Fair Venus' train appear,Disclose the long-expecting flowers,And wake the purple year!The Attic warbler pours her throat,Responsive to the cuckoo's note...
16 March 2020
BY THOMAS CAREW Now that the winter's gone, the earth hath lostHer snow-white robes, and now no more the frostCandies the grass, or casts an icy creamUpon the silver lake or crystal stream;But the war...
09 March 2020
BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEAREWhen daisies pied and violets blue   And lady-smocks all silver-whiteAnd cuckoo-buds of yellow hue   Do paint the meadows with delight,The cuckoo then, on every tree,Mocks marrie...
02 March 2020
The word Ides derives from a Latin word, meaning to divide. The Ides were originally meant to mark the full moons, but because calendar months and lunar months were different lengths, they quickly got...
24 February 2020
For centuries, humans struggled to sync civil, religious, and agricultural calendars with the solar year. Adding a 'leap year' solved the problemNearly every four years, we add an extra day to the cal...
17 February 2020
Arachne, her name meaning spider in Greek, was a beautiful woman that had a great talent in weaving. Everyone was amazed at her work and one day, Arachne boosted that she had a greater talent than god...
06 January 2020
Is graffiti a vibrant urban art form or senseless vandalism? When did graffiti first become popular?Usually graffiti is considered as a very new and modern type of art, but actually the origin of it d...
30 December 2019
What is the most important thing in life, the one thing that deserves to be pursued at all costs? Could it be just cheerfulness?Is it maybe love, success, wealth, family, fame? Everyone might answer t...
23 December 2019
The carols may be one of the few texts that are preserved unchanged even today in many parts of Greece They are mainly associated with the big Twelve Day celebrations (Christmas, New Year, Epiphany). ...
16 December 2019
The nights get longer this time of year, but not necessarily darker. Countless white and coloured Christmas lights imparting to cities and villages the appearance of starlit skies. Thousands of years ...

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18 February 2019

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17 December 2018

A group is scheduled to visit Greece in January.


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