Migrants- Paleohori

 

Family Name: Michales
Name: Dimitrios
Year of Birth:  1941
Father's Name: Panagiotis (Paleohori)
Mother's Name:   Metaxia Pandelelli (Paleohori)
Siblings:  Vasilios, Maria (Achilaras), Persephone (Gianoulelli), Christos, Evangelia
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1960
Sponsor: Vasilios Michalis (my brother)
Married: Irini Koutli (Paleohori)
Children: Maria, Panagiotis, Patroclus
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
 Livelihood: Small Business- Shops

 

Above: The Michales family; with my parents, Panagiotis and Metaxia, and my siblings, Maria and Vasilios (back row), Evangelia and Christos. I am on the left in the front row.

Above Right: Outside Ioannis 'Taratsas' Loupos' kafeneio. L-R: Panagiotis Poulias, myself, Ioannis Koutsouradis and Efstathios Michalis.

 

 Above: A portrait of me, taken in Mytilene when I was preparing to leave for Australia.

Above Right: Piraeus, 1960. My father, Panagiotis, is farewelling me, as I migrate.

 

Above: Taree, 1964. In George Mavris' shop. Standing from left are: myself, unknown, Ioannis and Nestis Georges, Kleanthis and the fare right is my brother, Vasilis' wife, Zaharo. In the front row from left are: Christos and Dimitrios Mavris, Kleanthis Divanis and Georgios Mavris.

Above Right: A portrait taken in Australia. 

 

Above: With my wife, Irini.

Above Right: The Michales family. With my wife, Irini, and our children.