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by Dem
Wed May 08, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The simple grandeur of Hydra
Replies: 4
Views: 1195

The simple grandeur of Hydra

Sophia Morres (I've mentioned her in previous posts) has written an article about Hydra for the "Saronic Magazine" titled "The simple grandeur of Hydra" I am posting here one of the accompanying photographs. The last issue of "Saronic Magazine" has a special feature on Hydra and you can browse its p...
by Dem
Wed May 08, 2013 3:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard in Q-Magazine, June 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 2122

Re: Leonard in Q-Magazine, June 2013

I am always dumbfounded that
nobody ever mentions "The Law"
(in my humble opinion one of his finest songs)

Dem
by Dem
Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: photo: Leonard at Lagoudera Club, Hydra 1973
Replies: 5
Views: 2151

Re: photo: Leonard at Lagoudera Club, Hydra 1973

And since I mentioned Melina Mercouri and Anthony Perkins
here's a photo of the two during the shooting of "Phaedra" on Hydra:

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by Dem
Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: photo: Leonard at Lagoudera Club, Hydra 1973
Replies: 5
Views: 2151

photo: Leonard at Lagoudera Club, Hydra 1973

Here's a photo of Leonard Cohen at the famous "Lagoudera" club on Hydra in 1973: http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i273/hioniam/CohenLagoudera1973.jpg [/URL] The photo was taken by the "demonic" owner of Lagoudera Babis Mores and I found it on his daughter's, Sofia Mores, blog: http://wwwhydramysoul...
by Dem
Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The Holy or the Broken - book about Hallelujah by Alan Light
Replies: 47
Views: 10950

Re: The Holy or the Broken - book about Hallelujah by Alan L

The "Blossoms Of Heaven, Ashes Of Hell" bootleg is actually a recording of the Zurich 21.5.1993 concert. and is circulating under various names as a bootleg. In my opinion it was the best live recording of Leonard until his last tour and it is really a pity that it was never officially released. How...
by Dem
Sun Oct 21, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Kateri Tekakwitha: First Catholic Native American saint
Replies: 18
Views: 4436

Re: Kateri Tekakwitha: First Catholic Native American saint

From Time: Jesuit priest, Claude Chauchetiere, who examined the steps Kateri and some her peers took in the name of their faith: ‘They covered themselves with blood by disciplinary stripes with iron, with rods, with thorns, with nettles; they fasted rigorously, passing the entire day without eating....
by Dem
Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:05 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Happy Birthday Jarkko
Replies: 97
Views: 10847

Re: Happy Birthday Jarkko

Happy Birthday Jarkko!

Keep up the good job!

Demetris
by Dem
Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard in Neil Strauss' book "Emergency"
Replies: 4
Views: 1468

Leonard in Neil Strauss' book "Emergency"

Neil Strauss had done an interview with Leonard Cohen for the "Rolling Stone" magazine in 2009: http://www.webheights.net/speakingcohen/rs031909.html Strauss being a fan of Cohen has included a chapter about his encounter with him in his book "Emergency" that was published that same year: (Note: "Em...
by Dem
Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:04 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Lagoudera and the golden age of Hydra
Replies: 1
Views: 1075

Lagoudera and the golden age of Hydra

see the photos at Sophia (daughter of Babis) Mores' blog : http://wwwhydramysoul.blogspot.gr/2012/04/blog-post_19.html (click on images to enlarge) One of the photos allegedly depicts "The great performer Leonard Cohen with his companions" http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i273/hioniam/photo01.jpg b...
by Dem
Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: News
Topic: When in Hydra book the ...LCohen room
Replies: 3
Views: 1251

When in Hydra book the ...LCohen room

at Hydra Icons guest house:
http://www.hydraicons.gr

There are also Melina Mercouri, Henry Miller et al rooms

PS) I have no connection whatsoever with this guest house.
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by Dem
Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Goodbye, Dolores
Replies: 82
Views: 13983

Re: Goodbye, Dolores

I am very sadden to hear the news about Dolores.

Will always remember the sunny, funny days we
spent on Hydra.

Dem
by Dem
Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard recites That is What I Heard You Say in new TV spot
Replies: 62
Views: 18976

Re: Leonard recites That is What I Heard You Say in new TV s

Did he really have to do this? And did he have to do it with this specific poem? Hasn't he made enough money already? Did he have to disappoint me as much as when I saw Bob Dylan in a lingerie ad? Dem PS) And how do "people get closer to the things they love"? By buying a SONY 3D tv? PS 2) I hope ev...
by Dem
Sun Aug 21, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Miss Star Hellas 2007 in Hydra photo shoot
Replies: 0
Views: 4065

Miss Star Hellas 2007 in Hydra photo shoot

Let's keep it light folks, it's still full summer in Greece ;-) Model:Doukissa Nomikou Miss Star Hellas 2007 Photos: Penelope Masouri (for the July 2011 issue of "Big Fish" magazine) http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i273/hioniam/a.jpg http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i273/hioniam/b.jpg http://i74....
by Dem
Fri Jul 29, 2011 12:10 am
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Michael Cacoyannis and Hydra
Replies: 3
Views: 4475

Michael Cacoyannis and Hydra

The Greek-cypriot director Michael Cacoyannis, best known for his worldwide hit film "Zorba the Greek" based on the novel of Nikos Kazantzakis, is also the director of one of the best films shot on the island of Hydra. His "Girl in Black" in 1956. I know it will be "all Greek to you" but you can wat...
by Dem
Sun Jun 26, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: "They are still singing down at Dusko's" - Then and Now
Replies: 9
Views: 8378

"They are still singing down at Dusko's" - Then and Now

"They are still singing down at Dusko's,
sitting under the ancient pine tree,
in the deep night of fixed and falling stars" - Leonard Cohen


Then:
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Now
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