Up until 2am last night, practicing rebetiko songs with Theophilos at his ‘Psitopoleion’ (souvlaki shop). I’m doing a Rebetiko gig tonight with my mate Theophilus. He plays bouzouki and his mate Costa lends me a guitar and translates. Rehearsing last night, I asked Costa if his book had the chord charts for the song […]Read More 2016-10-11 Tue. What would Steve do?
Last night was spent listening to JS Bach’s St.Matthew Passion. Again, yes. Without being on a ‘diet’ I am eating less, which might compensate for spending a lot of time sitting. In respect of the sitting, and prolonged concentration, painting is similar to computing. However, I believe there is greater scope for using the brain’s […]Read More 2016-10-10 Mon. What would Steve do?
Saturday evening was spent by candlelight and then by starlight listening to JS Bach piano music. A little pasta. And then bed. After a lie in (!) and breakfast, I reach Cafeteria Kanakis by 11:00am and complete a drawing of Souvala Harbour by 13:00pm. Take some pictures inland, and then keftedakia at tenekedakia. By 4pm […]Read More 2016-10-09 Sun. What would Steve do?
This wordpress app has bugs on my iPhone 4. Sorry about the formatting. At 10:30 I waved to Mary on ferry to Pireus. Spent two hours in Souvala cafe, finishing painting of a sink. And some email. Not used to being alone; feels like I’m waiting for someone. Except that I’m not. Now what? Maybe a […]Read More 2016-10-08 Sat. What would Steve do?