Erstwhile Tales

Everybody involved in language teaching sooner or latter teaches literature, poetry or the classics. Great texts that have influenced our way of thinking or even our societies as a whole. The Grimm brothers’ fairytales are among the most well-known stories ever told and an excellent introduction to language. Perhaps the greatest struggle for an ESOL…

A Castle in the Rain

Although the weather was bad, Sam and Chris decided to cycle to the old castle. They went all the way up the hill where it was located. Once they reached up there, it started to rain heavily. They wanted to leave, but the road was too slippery to walk or cycle. The only place where…

A Summer Adventure

Last summer I and my best friend Michael went to Santorini island in Greece. We went on vacation and we stayed there for 5 days. Santorini is a very amazing island with golden beaches, clubs, and also living there is very expensive. When we went there, we ate at the first restaurant near the port….

The Beach Party

Every year we organize a party to celebrate the birthday of our friends. Usually we have parties in my home because it is bigger than my friends’. Last year, my brother wanted to have a party too, so my mother told us she would take us to the beach. All my friends were invited and…

A Really Bad Day

One year ago, when I was at school and I was having a lesson, suddenly a storm started and a thunder struck the electricity pillar. The lights switched off and we were hearing a noise coming from the second floor. Many of the girls were scared so much that they started screaming. Our teacher told us to go…

Terrorist Attack in Manchester

A terrorist attack took place in Manchester, in England. It happened shortly after Ariana Grande had performed her final song of her concert when the lights came up and fans – including many young children began leaving the concert. 22 people now have been killed and 119 are seriously injured. The explosion happened outside the entrance to…

In the House of a Killer

A short story based on a personal experience from the previous summer. Write if you want to read more of my stories.

Beautiful Disaster

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire is a teen-love, romantic book  which is about the youthful love between a handsome but “bad” boy, and an adorable yet not so innocent girl. The novel was published on the 14th  of August in 2012 by Atria Books and translated in Greek by Vasia Tzanakari for Metaixmio publications. The meeting…

The Goblin’s Plan

It was Saturday the 17th of December. In a cave under the earth lived a little goblin. His name is Food-snatcher and he had got a sneaky plan. The goblin king told him to go and eat all the kourampiedes and melomakarona before Santa Clause! Today is Cristmas Eve. In a little town near Athens,…

Running All Around Nafplio

Read the story about what happened to our author PanosXGamer and his friends during his trip to Nafplio.