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The greek Life and Style, January 2010, has an interview of Pavlos and MC and lots of photos with the kids at their London house, which is decorated for Christmas.
Here is the cover of the magazine
The children go to the former greek college which is now an international school and they are taught the greek language.
Pavlos is asked how the company Ortelius Capital has underwent the crisis and he replies that it was a very difficult year but with a lot of work they managed to go through it and had good results. He also says that he is thinking to come to Greece in order to look for direct investing...
MC is interviewed from New York where the family has travelled in order to celebrate Christmas.
-We see you with five kids and wonder how you manage to do it all.
MC: We have a strict program. We wake up at 7 o' clock and have our breakfast in family. We ourselves take the children to school because we have chosen it although the driver could go them. Before going to work, my husband and I drink our coffee at home and this is our time. Afterwards we go to our offices, which are fortunately next side. Middays, we have either professional dishes or eat something quickly at home. Around 4-4.30, children return at home and I try to be back there and wait them. I try to be present at every familial moment and be as good a mother as I can.
-Don't you feel sometimes exhausted?
MC: All mothers feel sometimes exhausted. It is inevitable. But I try consciously to keep a healthy balance taking a lot of care and behave to the kids in the same way without discriminations.
-And in the professional field how does the house of children's clothes go?
MC: I do a job that I myself created and I like it. I could choose not to work. But work keeps the mind in form, makes you a healthy person and gives you a balance. This year is good for us because, apart from the stores in various countries, we have entered the field of catalogues and direct selling through Internet. Only in America we have sent 100.000 catalogues with our clothes of the winter collection and we predict to double the number for the spring collection 2010. We do well.
-Have you improved your knowledge of the greek language?
MC: I do not speak good greek. Of course, if we lived at Greece, I would learn it much easier. I do intensive courses like my children. Their father works with them on this matter and talks to them about their history and culture.
-Do you think to come back to Greece?
MC: Greece, even before meeting Pavlos, was for me a beloved destination. We come every summer with all our family and if my husband asked me to, I would come for ever.
-Is there any chance to have another one child?
MC: No, no! Five is a very good number. For the time being, we took two dogs.