A man explains that even though he enjoyed all comforts, he felt like a bird
in a gilded cage.
D.C.: And yeah it was… it was a good life. It was an
easy life. You enjoyed comforts, you enjoyed them and now… you enjoy them, but
I’m… saying it, we are like… like… like birds in gilded cages! You have
everything, but you cannot fly anywhere. To go somewhere and have a coffee,
talk with… it didn’t have this… environment. And… and when we came, we were
used to other things. We were used to going to the sea, to… Here, in order to
go to the sea, or go to a mountain… back then if you didn’t drive, you had to
find someone who had a car and had a small family in order to… to fit you
inside as well. (Laughs) And then yes. And back then we used to fit some
twenty people inside and who… nobody cared if he had a seatbelt on or not.
(Laughs) We would go and return. This… This never crossed our minds. Yes.
Yeah. But we were… we were all close, all the Greek community. It had… it had
something… it had something beautiful. It had something beautiful. So, and
this is what… I guess, helped us a little to… to… to get used to it. Eh?