The truth about ‘lazy’ Greeks

Laveta Brigham

Later that summer, as I sat sipping treacle-black elleniko coffee at a kafenion overlooking Sitia’s seagull-serenaded harbour, my friend’s words were confirmed by an irate Dutch tourist. “Why are the shops closed until 5pm? These Greeks are so lazy – always sleeping!” he fumed as if – as a fellow foreigner – I […]