State the obvious: urbanization kills gardens

This is my hometown, a thriving seaside resort destination. How beautiful the vegetable gardens used to be! The landscape was much sparser and only a limited number of houses stood there. At least, the two main roads and the red-tiled rooftops remain the same. [source: FB @george.papamitros – θυρεατις γη (βορεια κυνουρια – αρκαδιας)]   Continue reading State the obvious: urbanization kills gardens

Killer moves

I was studying Japanese kanji today, and I learnt some interesting words. 即戦力 (そくせんりょく) Noun 1. ready fire-power; battle-ready forces; immediate asset (to a team or firm); someone who can be an immediately effective player or worker​ *Business term, Sports term* 必殺技 (ひっさつわざ) Noun 1. killer technique; surefire assassination method 2. special or lethal move, usu. one unique to a certain fighter or fighting style *​Martial arts term* Randomly, I remembered the following phrase from Epictetus, and decided that I will use it as a personal killer-move against people that annoy me from now on. “Ψυχάριον εἶ βαστάζον νεκρόν, ὡς … Continue reading Killer moves