Category Archives: Mythology


This morning I woke up pretty early and lay in bed gazing up at the Lycabettus Hill. I learnt today that Lycabettus Hill was created as Athena was attempting to make the Acropolis even higher. She got distracted and dropped … Continue reading

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Settling Into Routine and Rambling

Even when you’re staying at a backpacker hostel and living out of a suitcase (a small one this week – I condensed and I like it) you can settle into a routine. Weekdays consist of getting up at 6.30 and … Continue reading

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Pagan Rome

So the story, as I remember it (and after all, history is what you remember, right? That’s why there are only 2 important dates) goes something like this: Rome was founded by 2 brothers, Romulus and Remus. They were abandoned(?) … Continue reading

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