Phaedra Simitsek

Phaedra Simitsek had the inspiration for P&I, she has created it and is its administrator. She is a biochemist, with a Master’s and a PhD as well as a blogger. She likes to explore and tell stories about the civilization of yesterday, of today and of tomorrow, in all of its expressions. Her favourite subjects include scientific culture, science and art, science and society, new technologies and society, art, philosophy and design.

Lito Seizani

Lito Seizani is a translator and a writer. She studied Italian and did her post-graduate studies in the field of translation. As a translator she worked for various magazines and for a television channel. She has published four volumes of poetry, a book for children, and has translated among other things, books by Thomas Hardy and Giovanni Verga.  She works on a daily basis for as editor and writer. Some of her texts you can also find at her website.


Maria “Marlykon” is a mother, a housewife and a teacher of foreign languages. Her greatest love is music. She is interested in greek and foreign pop and rock songs and she tries to always be informed on all recent developments regarding music. She presents to P&I her thoughts and her opinion on all matters musical.


Biologion was born and grew up in Thessaloniki where he studied Biology. He is currently doing his post-graduate studies in Environmental Biology and during his leisure time he takes pictures of mother Nature.


Ira Zannidakis is a photographer. She is equally interested in older approaches and in the most modern photo shootings. Once a week she introduces to the friends of P&I the artist behind a camera, presenting thus some outstanding photographers and works of art.

Marianna Karavassili

Marianna Karavassili is an economist, a working woman and a mother. She likes to observe people and their works.

Mina Karayanni

Μina Karayanni is a Museum Curator and a Culture and Communication Consultant. She has a Master in Museum Studies from the University of Athens and a Bachelor of European Culture from the Greek Open University. She is a scientific consultant at the Athens University of Economics and Business and she writes for selected social media.