Will you go Greek for a Week and Pay my Gold?

A post inspired by Greek prime minister candidate Loukas Papadimos, the new reality of Channel 4, “Go Greek for a Week” and advertisement campaign of a common pawnshop “Pay my Gold” on Greek tv skai channel…

Belly reshuffling

On the 28th of February of 1943, on a Sunday, the enslaved and starved Greeks buried Kostis Palamas at the First Cemetery of Athens.

Paraphrasing the unique phrase that Angelos Sikelianos said in this funeral: “On this coffin rests the whole of Greece”, I noted (on Greek) at the top of the drawing: “On this bellies rests the whole of Greece” inspired by the today reshuffling of the government by prime minister Georges Papandreou…

Wednesday the 23rd of February, 2011

It was a sunny day, today in Athens… Arriving at the museum to participate at the protest and strike for the Greek austerity policies I had the most warming welcome by the rebel dog!!!

I thought this was a good sign and start walking towards the Greek parliament in syntagma square… Alas! thousands of protesters were teargased and forced to abandon their marching blocks, others were burning cops and coffins, and the rest of the Greek people were having coffee and lunch on Monastiraki square and Thission…

It was just another ordinary day in the Greek capital… http://rebeldog.tumblr.com/