Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

Postcard from Athens

I came across this building around the corner from my hotel in Athens. It reminds me of the image that would appear on television when I was growing up in South Africa in the early days of the country’s tv broadcasts. It usually signaled a problem with the broadcast before normal programming resumed. In Greece, […]


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I’ve been in Athens for most of the past week, working as a producer and cameraman with the BBC’s new Athens correspondent, Mark Lowen. We have been covering the fallout from the economic crisis in Greece which has forced the Prime Minister, George Papandreou, to step down. It’s my first deployment covering a story where […]


Greece Feels Like a Country Ready to Explode

Greece Feels Like a Country Ready to Explode

I’m going back to Athens this week to cover a strike by public sector workers after spending a few days there last week for the BBC. That trip was a real eyeopener for me. Our hotel overlooked Syntagma Square in front of parliament and every day there were demonstrations of one sort or another. I […]