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I wish a Happy 2019 to all of you , with health and luck.

2018 was a challenging year for me in many aspects of my life but overall I would describe it as a strengthening experience. That as a fact took a toll on my blogging activity. This year I had only 26 new posts, but it was the year that this blog had the most views since 2015 by far. I wanted to share an input on what attracted your interest mostly this year.

2018 Top 5 Visited Blog Posts

As it can easily be seen the common thing in all these posts is that they all are from 2015. Also 3 out of 5 are related to film cameras and analogue photography. The other 2 are travel blogs , photos from trips with my camera.

But how about the new posts from 2018, which where the most visited?

Here are the TOP 5.

Here the 3 out of 5 posts are B&W related posts, one is a travel post and the last one is a history related post.

I would like to thank all of you around the world that have visited my blog and I hope that 2019 will be a creative year for all of us.

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Greece entered WW2 at 28th of Oct 1940, after the Italians demanded surrender and Ioannis Metaxas answered “NO”. This small word was the united Greek Nation’s answer from the same moment. My grandfather was listed immediately From Koroni to Kalamata and then Athens. The first photo is from Athens (date unknown), the Second is from Albania at the 11th of Nov 1940, just 10 days after the declaration of war. He send my grandmother Dimitra the 2nd photo with a short note on the back. “My Dearest Dimitra I send you my photo for remembering me your husband, Nikolaos Douralas” 1940_Nov_7th

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1st Photo is from Athens before leaving for the Albanian Frontier

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Photo from the Albanian front 1940 Nov 7th

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I would like to celebrate this National Day by remembering those who fought against all odds for our freedom. I hope we get inspired by them today.

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Drapetsona, Port, “Fish Market”, An old lady named Mary is fishing next to the docked ships while she enjoys her “Cigarillo”. She says that she leaves in a DIY hut next to the docked ships with her dog and her disabled man. When I saw her I just had to have her portrait. Starting a conversation with her really relaxed the situation.

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Το εργοστάσιο της ΑΓΕΤ στη Δραπετσώνα άρχισε να λειτουργεί το 1907 και δυο χρόνια αργότερα εγκαταστάθηκε εκεί το εργοστάσιο των Λιπασμάτων. Η εγκατάσταση των εργοστασίων αυτών στηρίχτηκε στη λογική ότι οι βιομηχανίες πρέπει να βρίσκονται κοντά σε λιμάνι και να διαθέτουν δική τους αποβάθρα, ώστε να μειώνεται το κόστος μεταφοράς των πρώτων υλών. Βάσει αυτής της οικονομικής θεωρίας μεταφέρθηκαν το 1911 τα ναυπηγεία του Πειραιά στον όρμο Κερατσινίου, με απόφαση του τότε υπουργού Εμμανουήλ Ρέπουλη.