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by jongrep
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 154
Views: 46428

Re: Bench updates

May I just ask what your ideas are ? Architects and landscape architects are better qualified than me to propose concrete measures. The way it is now, it is pretty ugly, and the earth may slide down in heavy rainfall. The earth and rocks behind the bench should be cleared to some extent, and there ...
by jongrep
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 154
Views: 46428

Re: Bench updates

Our bench is now a park. Steve Silberman @stevesilberman tweets: Wonderful: A little park on the most beautiful promontory on Hydra, where singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen bought a house for $1500 in 1960. Unfortunately it is not a park. I was on Hydra two weks ago. Something should be done about th...
by jongrep
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: 'Who cares for Cohen?' article
Replies: 5
Views: 1904

Re: 'Who cares for Cohen?' article

Does anybody know where "Australia House" is located on Hydra? Jon G Have now received the following directions: "From the port walk through to Douskos taverna and take the lane out of the top corner passing Christina and Manolis taverna on the left. Take second left lane after christina's and you ...
by jongrep
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: 'Who cares for Cohen?' article
Replies: 5
Views: 1904

Re: 'Who cares for Cohen?' article

Does anybody know where "Australia House" is located on Hydra?

Jon G
by jongrep
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 154
Views: 46428

Re: Bench updates

Congratulations! Looking forward to seeing the bench, perhaps this autumn!

JG
by jongrep
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 154
Views: 46428

Re: Bench updates

Happy to see that there is progress!
by jongrep
Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Has Passed Away
Replies: 692
Views: 96007

Re: L.C. in Hydra!!

Hi, I ' ll be in Hydra in a couple of month and hope to pay my tribute in front of his house. can anybody help me to find the house. hydra is a labyrinth and no good references about the address. thanks a lot!! Ask for the Four Corners supermarket (grocery store), ask the people there. It is 50–100...
by jongrep
Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sad news: Marianne Ihlen dies
Replies: 49
Views: 18565

Sad news: Marianne Ihlen dies

It is with sadness that I read that Marianne Ihlen died yesterday. "Marianne Ihlen, the woman immortalized in “So Long, Marianne” and the woman in Leonard Cohen’s life through the 1960s, died July 28, 2016 after being diagnosed with leukemia less than a week ago." http://cohencentric.com/2016/07/29/...
by jongrep
Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:27 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 154
Views: 46428

Re: Bench updates

From Dr. George Koukoudakis, the Mayor of Hydra: [...] As we discussed in the presence of the Ambassador of Canada, a compromise that will make all the parties involved in the location of the bench should be reached. In that way there would be no negative comments for Hydra and Leonard Cohen. As a ...
by jongrep
Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Hydra 2015: thank you, Friends!
Replies: 21
Views: 6018

Re: Hydra 2015: thank you, Friends!

Hydra pays tribute to Leonard Cohen, coverage on the website of the Municipality of Hydra: http://hydraspoliteia.blogspot.no/2015/ ... cohen.html
by jongrep
Thu Jun 25, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Hydra 2015: thank you, Friends!
Replies: 21
Views: 6018

Re: Hydra 2015: thank you, Friends!

Hydra pays tribute to Leonard Cohen in Hydra News: http://www.hydranews.gr/12243/i-idra-timise-ton-leonard-cohen/ Google translation: The Saturday, June 13, the City of Hydra honored with a grand event in the presence of hundreds of spectators the great artist Leonard Cohen. The event -with this ope...
by jongrep
Fri Dec 05, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Leonard 80 years: Fund Raising for our Hydra Bench
Replies: 197
Views: 41221

Re: Leonard 80 years: Fund Raising for our Hydra Bench

Is there any news about the bench project? What is the status?

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