Our by now famous commentator at diablog, SGM, announced here he is going to Greece. Somehow I feel like making enemies today, so let me say, I can do without Greece and the Greek.
There you go, I said it, and we might have lost some readers.
Why can I do without? Let me answer in old Jewish tradition with a question:
OK, they had geniuses thousands of years ago. But since then?
It comes down to Greece even importing their very own Feta cheese from Germany. And it could easily be called a failed state by now.
If pressed real hard to name a more recent addition to the world I would say: Vangelis.
Most of you will know Vangelis as the composer of this, “Conquest of Paradise”:
One of his pieces, Pulstar, shall be SGM’s vacation song (pardon the quality, it’s from a vinyl):
Have a nice trip, SGM and a safe return.