Athens Beauty Redefined: Layali Salon

Back in 1963, my father-in-law, Nikos Makrigiorgos, built a block of flats at Pipinou 78 in Athens. Artemis, a pediatrician and my mother-in-law, had her office on the 6th floor, along with the family home. At street level, they installed a hairdressing salon - a...

Opening the Door

This post was originally published on the author's personal blog at https://randomtyke.blogspot.com/2018/05/opening-door.html It’s 10am at Orange House in Athens, and we open up to the day’s first visitors, a family with two small boys. Here to use the hot shower...

Guitar Classes at the Orange House

Guitar lessons at the Orange House have proved a popular addition to the curriculum. In addition to weekly piano lessons, our guitar lessons are a great opportunity for our beneficiaries to pick up new skills other than a new language. Recently, our guitar teacher...

Douce-Extase: An Orange House Poem

A French poet recently joined us at the Orange House. He writes under the pen name Pream. For our French readers, take a look at his poem about the Orange House below! Douce extase qui habille ma nouvelle enfance De jeux aussi vieux que la poussière, D’éclats de rires...

Orange House Installs Solar Powered Water Heater

Orange House Installs Solar Powered Water Heater

Great news – Orange House is now greener than ever, and with constant hot water! In March 2018, we installed solar panels on the roof. This means big savings on the cost of electricity; constant hot water, and a more eco-friendly energy system. Free hot showers are...