We woke up at an inn outside of Paphos on our first morning and started out towards Limassol, going south. I love driving, and having now pretty much mastered stick-shift, I happily cruised with the wheel in one hand and an ice-cold frappe in the other until we reached Petra tou Romiou – Aphrodite’s Beach. Having missed the sun and sand like mad, I quickly scrambled into my bathing suit and hurried to shore. Continue reading
Travelers are always talking about how annoying is it to be surrounding by hoards of other tourists and yet they continue to choose to go to desirable destinations during high-season. This, more often than not, is summer, which also happens to be almost unbearable in many of these hot-spots, Cyprus included. The island is stifling June through August, the landscape dry and dying and the towns and cities packed to the brim with vacationing foreigners. Spring, on the other hand, provides close to perfect weather and a lightness that comes from the lifted weight of what would be way too many tourists. Continue reading
The second theatrical option for English speakers is BeMe’s current production of boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. It’s a comedy that kicks off at the initial meeting of two people brought together by a Craigslist Casual Encounters ad (who hasn’t daydreamed about answering one of those, am I right?) promising “sex to change the end of the world.” Continue reading
English-language theater options are hard to come by in Munich. This week viewers have not one, but two options, and I urge you to see both. The first comes from IMPACT (International Munich Performing Artists Collaborating in Theatre) in the form of two one-act plays brought together under the name of SPLIT: The Donahue Sisters by Geraldine Aron and The Author’s Voice by Richard Greenburg. Continue reading
The last of my displayed work comes in the form of black and white photography taken as a college student when I had now-oh-so-coveted full time access to a darkroom. Going along with the theme of youth, innocence and girlhood, these are images of friends in and around school.