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Nr. 6 - August 1998  
What a Night!
Those of you who joined us at the Lefkes Village Hotel on 27th June will already know what a wonderful time was had by all at the 60s Glittering Starlight Party.
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What's On in August
Schedule of events – August 1998
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Paros Arts
Sarakiniko 4th of July Celebration with Harry Salzman and Barrett Cobb, Larraine Stott looks for Paros artists to represent , Alice Meyer-Wallace exhibition at the Pirate Café, the Nicolaos Perandinos Museum of Sculpture.
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What’s up in the Skies this Summer
Veronica Laxon explains the constellations that can be seen in Paros’s clear night skies this summer.
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Changes at “The Foreigner”
‘The Foreigner’ goes to press – greatly improving printed quality.
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Calling all Ex-Pats!
International discounted telephony – how it works and how to apply to save on your international telephone calls.
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British Embassy’s ‘Notes on Greece’
Useful information on income tax and unemployment benefit from the British Embassy.
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A Parian Portrait
“Alexandros” – the new windmill café in Paroikia. One of Paros’s old windmills is lovingly restored.
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Personally Speaking – Thank You!
Silvia Lubitz reflects on why Paros is a good choice for a home after her husband is in a serious accident and she receives so much support and help from the local community.
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Remembering Christos Kaparis
Robert Barratt’s obituary for his friend Christos Kaparis.
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School Trip to Delos and Mykonos
Tanya Godfrey describes her school trip on Sunday 31st May, when the children of the Dimotiko School of Marpissa visited Delos and Mykonos.
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Origins: Magic Wands
The wand of Ascelepius whose snake-entwined “Caduceus” endures as the insignia of the medical profession around the world.
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Aegean Wildlife Hospital
For this one issue we are skipping the usual "patient of the month" story to give you an update on the activities of the Hospital.
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Naoussa Costume Museum
As well as the beautiful 16th Century Cycladic costumes used for celebrations on Paros, the museum houses items from Crete, Asia Minor, Cappadocia, Central Greece, Epirus, Thrace, Macadonia, the Ionian and Dodecanese Islands plus the Northern Aegean (Lesvos and Thassos).
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Civil Month in Lefkes
August is “civil month” in Lefkes and there are a number of activities taking place.
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How Did You Come to Be Living on Paros?
There are so many different and interesting stories of how many of the foreign population came to be living on this island. We wondered if some of you would be willing to share your stories with us.
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Advertising Feature
Votsalakia Taverna – Aliki.
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News Clips
Bravo Marpissa, Explosion Shakes Naoussa, Piso Livadi Post Office.
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Tanya’s a Winner at Recycling
In our May edition Tanya Godfrey (10) told us about the pilot recycling campaign which was about to be launched in Marpissa and a competition for children to design a poster for the campaign.
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