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From left to right: Joe, William and Jack. Sorry, no Averell. Achilleos str., Metaxourgeio, Athens, Greece, 2014.

From left to right: Joe, William and Jack. Sorry, no Averell. Achilleos str., Metaxourgeio, Athens, Greece, 2014.

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Under new management. Marie, ex-3xxx short-stay “love hotel” for couples. Exarcheia, Athens, Greece, 2013 (btm) & 2014 (top)

PS. The free parking is also a new feature, given the fierce competition with the nearby Hotel Attiki which offered first such a service to its clientèle.

PS 2. I couldn’t resist throwing in the scanned first page of the relevant leaflet I found under my door…

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A second example of a MEBEA 206 three-wheeled light-truck (see previous posts here and here). A “Greek workhorse” produced between 1977 and 1983 by the (now defunct) Greek company MEBEA. Hatzikyriakeio, Piraeus, Greece, 2014.

A second example of a MEBEA 206 three-wheeled light-truck (see previous posts here and here). A “Greek workhorse” produced between 1977 and 1983 by the (now defunct) Greek company MEBEA. Hatzikyriakeio, Piraeus, Greece, 2014.

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Melancholic left / Μελαγχολική αριστερά. Obviously a man’s personal project. Texts change regularly. Random glimpses of my neighborhood. Mavromichali & Isavron streets. Exarcheia, Athens, Greece, 2014.
For Greek viewers: Τέρμα δεξιά, π.χ., ολίγος Βάρναλης…

Melancholic left / Μελαγχολική αριστερά. Obviously a man’s personal project. Texts change regularly. Random glimpses of my neighborhood. Mavromichali & Isavron streets. Exarcheia, Athens, Greece, 2014.

For Greek viewers: Τέρμα δεξιά, π.χ., ολίγος Βάρναλης

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Relax. OK, let’s grab a cold beer, sit back and enjoy the game. Piraeus, Greece, 2014.

Relax. OK, let’s grab a cold beer, sit back and enjoy the game. Piraeus, Greece, 2014.

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Random glimpses of my neighborhood. Mavromichali & Dervenion streets. Exarcheia, Athens, Greece, 2014.

Random glimpses of my neighborhood. Mavromichali & Dervenion streets. Exarcheia, Athens, Greece, 2014.

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VW Type 2 (T3) in an empty lot. Kallipoli, Piraeus, Greece, 2014.

VW Type 2 (T3) in an empty lot. Kallipoli, Piraeus, Greece, 2014.

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Singer. Relic of a Singer sewing-machine treadle. Piraeus, Greece, 2014.
My grandmother had a Singer treadle sewing machine (not this one) - but that’s not news, your own mother, grandmother or aunt most probably had one too…

Singer. Relic of a Singer sewing-machine treadle. Piraeus, Greece, 2014.

My grandmother had a Singer treadle sewing machine (not this one) - but that’s not news, your own mother, grandmother or aunt most probably had one too…

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Piaggio Ape Poker. Mavromichali str., Exarcheia, Athens, Greece, 2014.
OK, now, we do all remember the Piaggio Ape, right? Right! And we do remember that the Piaggio Ape was originally the 3-wheel version of the Piaggio Vespa… So, here’s the ultimate evolution: The Piaggio Ape Poker (1993-2005) was the… 4-wheel version of the Ape 3-wheeler!
For personal reasons, the fact that this example is used by a Greek publishing house (Εκδόσεις Δίαυλος) was a plus. Perhaps I should start a series on utility vehicles used by Greek publishers and/or booksellers… Given the precarious financial state of most of them, one may see some very “interesting” examples (rusty VW vans etc…).

Piaggio Ape Poker. Mavromichali str., Exarcheia, Athens, Greece, 2014.

OK, now, we do all remember the Piaggio Ape, right? Right! And we do remember that the Piaggio Ape was originally the 3-wheel version of the Piaggio Vespa… So, here’s the ultimate evolution: The Piaggio Ape Poker (1993-2005) was the… 4-wheel version of the Ape 3-wheeler!

For personal reasons, the fact that this example is used by a Greek publishing house (Εκδόσεις Δίαυλος) was a plus. Perhaps I should start a series on utility vehicles used by Greek publishers and/or booksellers… Given the precarious financial state of most of them, one may see some very “interesting” examples (rusty VW vans etc…).