SURVIVING THE 8Os
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SURVIVING THE 8Os

1989

I can’t really remember how it started. It was an unbearably hot summer day. None of us had the energy to run around and play as usual. I was with two friends in the garden grumpily staring at the ground when one of them had an epiphany: “My mum is not home. Let’s go to my house and die!”

I can’t really say why that sounded like a convincing argument but I was seven and a half at the time.

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The fall of USSR, Chernobyl and my first years at school as a restless bookworm with the attention span of a mosquito.

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Kaascat - Chrysa Chouliara

Kaascat is the alias of Chrysa Chouliara, illustrator, writer and sculptor from Greece currently living and working​ ​in Switzerland. https://kaascat.ch/