By Omaira Gill
Times are strange in Greece in more ways than one. Nothing is as it should be, not even the weather. At this time of year, conditions are supposed to remain fine, sunny and dry. Instead, short stretches of hot, humid days are being punctuated with monsoon-like downpours. It’s as if not even the weather knows what it’s supposed to be doing right now.
A worried public watches. On the streets of Athens, on the metro and buses which are free until next Monday, in cafes and in ATM queues, there is only one topic of discussion. Despite Syriza’s reassurances to the contrary, Greece’s European counterparts have made it clear that the vote on Sunday is not a yes or no to more austerity, but a yes or no to Europe and Greece’s continued membership of the eurozone.
In spite of the showers, on Tuesday night some 20,000 people turned out in Syntagma Square to support a Yes vote, slightly more than the estimated 17,000 that turned out to support a No vote just one evening earlier in theRead More »from 'We have to start from zero': Greeks watch as endgame nears