Tag: Greek island

Pyrgi Chios xysta

The Mathematical Masterminds of Medieval Pyrgi

It is well-known that the academic mathematicians of ancient Greece made a hugely significant contribution to world thought. However, the ancient inhabitants of the tiny village of Pyrgi on the island of Chios present to us their mathematical brilliance in a more unexpected way – through their design tradition, patterns called xysta.

ANZAC Day, evzones

ANZAC Day, Lest We Forget

Crowds were limited this year at many Anzac Day events due to COVID-19 restrictions, however many Australians still commemorated in their homes such as this lone musician who heralded the dawn with the Last Post at Narara on the NSW Central Coast.

Ikaria Bondi

Ikaria: The New Meze Bar Bringing the Greek Islands to Australia’s Iconic Bondi Beach

“Ikaria’s philosophy mirrors the Greek Islands’ approach of adding life to our years, instead of trying to add years to our lives.” Despite being currently unable to travel overseas, Australians are still able to escape to Ikaria as new Greek meze bar opens in Bondi Beach, bringing good food and great times with a distinctly Mediterranean atmosphere and island holiday vibe.