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submitted by The Australian Newspaper on 02.02.2012
by: Adrian Mourby
From: The Australian November 25, 2011
The former residence of writer Lafcadio Hearn in Matsue.
These days the name Lafcadio Hearn is mostly known only to people who have read You Only Live Twice: "Have you ever heard the Japanese expression kirisute gomen?" Blofeld asks Bond. "Spare me ...
submitted by Greek-Australian Cafe Culture on 03.01.2012
After the pictures on Saturday nights the town made for Comino’s to eat mud-crabs that turned brick red when boiled or grilled trumpeter or steaks heaped with onions while Georgi, his coat off and gold watch-chain hung with medallions across his waistcoat, his thin hair plastered in strands across his polished skull, moved among the tables, laughing and shouting orders, while Momma, only five feet one inch high and almost as wide, and strapped in corsets that lifted her large breasts under her ...
submitted by Kytherian Biographies Project on 20.12.2011
On November 13 2007 James Castrission, Justin Jones, and Lot 41 departed Forster, Australia. 62 days later they arrived in New Plymouth New Zealand.
They had kayaked 3318km, braved 10 metre swells, faced howling winds of over 50 knots, endured severe food and sleep deprivation, wasting muscles and adverse winds and currents to become the first kayak expedition across the tasman sea as well ...
submitted by Australian Financial Review on 06.12.2011
Australian Financial Review.
December EDITION, 2011
Brothers-in-arms. George Miller (right) with his business partner and collaborator Doug Mitchell
It’s a measure of George Miller’s pulling power that his long-time studio Warner Bros has not only persevered with Mad Max 4: Fury Road, but pumped additional millions into ...
Australian Financial Review.
December EDITION, 2011
pp. 1 & 28-34
Dr D studios at Sydney’s CarriageWorks, Redfern, Sydney. Photo by Nic Walker
Four years after reaching the pinnacle of his pfofession, George Miller has embarked on a whole new game.
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 25.11.2011
Cor van den Heuvel
Lafcadio Hearn was born on the Greek island of Santa Maura, originally called Leucadia, in 1850, to an Irish surgeon in the British army and a woman of Maltese ancestry. He and his mother moved to Dublin in 1852 to be with his Irish relatives. His mother went back to Greece two years later leaving Lafcadio in Ireland with a great aunt who sent him to a Catholic school in France in 1862 and the following year to one in England. While there he had ...
submitted by Sydney Morning Herald on 20.11.2011
Sydney Morning Herald
November 17, 2011
Photograph: George Miller and Lovelace from Happy Feet.
He has been shooting films since Mad Max burst onto the screen more than 30 years ago but George Miller says he is still learning.
"The big thing about animation is you learn much more forensically so much about filmmaking ...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 27.10.2011
Unknown Hellenism Cycle
November 3 2011,
The event is part of the "Cycle" at the OCC
The Hellenic Plan at OCC An event dedicated to the work and unique life of Lafcadio Hearn, the 19th-century writer who, born on Lefkada to a Greek mother and an Irish father, would eventually settle down in Japan, earning a place ...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 12.10.2011
Photograph: Lafcadio Hearn and his wife Setsuko (or Setsu), in Kobe, with their first child, Kazuo, in 1895
Irish Times, Weds, October 12th, 2011
JOHN MORAN in New York
NEW YORK’s Japanese community turned out in force at the Nippon Club in Manhattan last week for a lecture on the Greek-born Irish-American writer Patrick Lafcadio Hearn which was delivered by his great ...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 25.10.2011
Book and Art Exhibition
By Mel Fabrikant
The Paramus Post, Tuesday, September 13, 2011.
The Planning Committee for The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn in New York / Matsue CityCo-organizer:
The Nippon Club
Sponsored by New York Shimane Kenjin-Kai , HANKYU HANSHIN EXPRESS Co., Ltd. , The San-in Godo Bank, Ltd. New York Representative OfficeSupported by J.C.C. Fund of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and ...
submitted by Australian Broadcasting Corporation on 14.09.2011
Phillip Adams, on Late Night Live (16th August, 2011), coducted an interview with Roger Pulvers.
During the first part of the interview Roger Pulvers provided an update on how the Japanese are coping with life, four months after being hit by a massive earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
In the second half of the interview Pulvers discusses the life and influence of Kytherian-Japanese author Lafacdio Hearn.
Listen to the interview here:
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 10.09.2011
From suite 101.com
• May 29, 2011
• Kathy Warnes
Lafcadio Hearn 18x12x11" Cast Bronze (Ed. of 9)
The Kenny Gallery
Lafcadio Hearn lost his mother as a child and led an erratic writer's life, but he finally found his roots in a combination of Japanese and Greek culture.
"It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind ...
The Japan Times
Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
By LISA GAY and FINTAN MONAGHAN
One hundred and twenty years ago, Greek-Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn first arrived in Japan; in Matsue, a provincial backwater in Shimane Prefecture, he became Koizumi Yakumo — his adopted Japanese name. Enamored with the city's ancient and enduring culture, he married into a local samurai family: No wonder, then, that it was in Matsue that Hearn wrote his famous "Glimpses ...
reknowned Japanese Kytherian author. (In Greek).
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submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 23.08.2011
When you have a name like ‘Napoleon’, people never forget you. So perhaps it was fate that this exuberant man was bestowed such a title by his parents, considering his incredible journey to become one of Australia’s leaders in the business of beauty. Napoleon Perdis’ remarkable personality combined with his inexhaustible energy are key to his success, and in a similar ...
submitted by Good Weekend Magazine on 23.08.2011
Good Weekend Magazine. 20th August, 2011. page 46.
Interview by Donna Walker-Mitchell.
the cosmetics king, 41, tells what he knows about...
Mum is my original muse. She’s nearly 70 and came from the island of Kythera, Greece. She would wear make-up, her dresses were custom-made and every season she would take us ...
submitted by Kytherian World Heritage Fund on 28.06.2011
Photograph: Ruby Brown Feros signing copies of George: his passion, at the Byron Bay book lauch, May 20th, 2011. Rene Feros, in the foreground.
Chris Plowman's APRIL Newsletter
Page 2. Issue 173, April 2011
Ruby M Brown has been one of my customers for many years. Ruby was one of my clients when I had the pharmacy at 140 Auburn Street. In more recent times Ruby has been a keen user of ...
submitted by Kytherian Newsflash on 28.06.2011
Photograph: The beautifully appointed Feros Care facility, at Bangalow, northern, NSW.
28th May 20th
Contact Jennie, by email
Photograph: Member for Richmond, Justine Elliot, with Ruby M Feros at the book launch. Friday 20th May, 2011.
Byron Shire Echo.
Another piece of local history has been published – author Ruby M Feros, daughter of George Feros, has just penned a book about her father, entitled George: his passion.
George was a well regarded identity who worked tirelessly ...
Photograph: Ruby Feros with an old Byron Bay schoolmate Col Hadwell at a dinner held after the launch of her book, George: his passion, at Feros Care, Byron Bay, NSW, 20th May, 2011.
By Gary Chigwidden
Byron Shire News, May 26, 2011. page 4.
A time of laughter and tears. That's how Ruby Feros described life with her father George, an eccentric trailblazer who spent 25 years raising funds ...
Hi dear Kytherians, my father, Zacharias Panaretos, was born in Potamos in 1908.
My grandfather built the house in Potamos...
Looking for any information about Spero Roberts. Fish monger Sydney early 1900s Greek name written as Rothermenon...
The Kytherian Society of California is pleased to invite you to our 6th GLOBAL ZOOM connecting Kytherians from all over the world!
About 5 minutes into the program Ada Margariti, who is an Attorney at Law, speaks about how she came to...
Interviewed during his visit to Australia, 2013.
August 17, 2010
103.2 HOPE - radio station
You’ve heard of PhDs in science, medicine and education but have you...
Brisbane kytherians at paliochora excursion ..exploring the wonderful site and seeing all the churches .. this one is called ' e...
Gorgeous Ruby! Ruby's father was Evangelo Megaloconomos born 7 September 1891, died 29 January 1983
Ruby was born 16 September...
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My wife's grandmother was from Kythera.
Her name was Eleni Kaligeri.
She married Georgios Vomvaris from Mytiline....
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