Monday, August 17, 2015

showing off dubai

Spent the last week showing off Dubai to Nikoleta who was visiting from Greece. It's nice to get to show off the city you live in. You get to love it a bit more. 
Pictures are randomly shot at: the Dubai museum, Bastakyia neighbourhood, Atlantis Aquadventure - with lots of excitement & a lot of sweat. 
I love you Dubai, but your heat is unbearable at times. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

serifos :: platys gialos & dyo gialoudia

It's been almost a week since I got back from Serifos and I am still trying to get used to the fact that I am not there. This time we did a bit of exploring on parts of the islands we don't often go to like Platys Gialos, where we stopped for some coffee and ended up having ouzo and meze. After that we tested our 4x4 rental on Dyo Gialoudia beach, where we failed boldly and ended up getting stuck in the sand four times. Thank God for a group of friends who showed up on the beach right before we were ready to call a helicopter or something equally strong to pull us out and lent us a helping had. Now it's just me, scrolling down Facebook watching everyone else enjoying Serifos. But that's ok. I guess. 

Friday, June 26, 2015

imatiothiki: nadine elias

Make up artist Nadine Elias on this week's imatiothiki

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

dear weekends,

Dear weekends,
A few years ago I used to despise you Sundays. For the moody afternoons and the strange feeling of Monday lurking in the atmosphere.
A few years back I hated you Fridays, for your traffic jams and your non existent parking spots. 
I feared you Saturdays would show up and I would have made no plans, having to spend yet another evening in front of my computer. 
But then I missed you so. I missed the hours of sleep you so open handedly offered. I missed the boredom that made my mind travel a million - gazillion actually - years ahead, making lists of the things I need to do or the things I should be doing, but instead I am just scrolling down my Facebook timeline. 
I missed Sundays spent at restaurants, discreetly unbuttoning my trousers under the tablecloth, because I was so stuffed with you french fries. 
I missed the cliche of a Sunday night spent at the movies, or watching Dancing with the Stars - whatever.
And I hated myself for not liking you weekends. I felt sorry for the times I put holidays on top of my calendar yay days list and not you. 
And so you came back, with a new job in hand, and now I can tell you whole heartedly: I love you weekends. I really do. Therefore, I choose to spend my first proper weekend in Dubai by the pool of the One and Only on the Palm. Yes, some people made an artificial island and I chose this piece of fake land to celebrate you. With good company, consisting of friends, a playsuit I got on sale and a glass of rose wine. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Finally changing jobs and looking towards a better future, which will include proper weekends, more time spent on photography and more activities with loved ones.
Finally bought myself a new laptop, which is the most expensive thing I have probably bought in all my life.
Finally gotten into stitching. It's a pain sometimes, but then again the result is always rewarding. 

Saturday, April 25, 2015

nafplio: holiday within a holiday

Just a small trip away from Athens and two days of holiday during my holiday. Talk about exaggeration. 
Nafplio, you're beautiful. And you are an even more beautiful background for me & my beloved.