Social media is in love with yiayia, the Greek grandmother who gives food across the fence to her young neighbours in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.
- Tom Cowie
- The Sydney Morning Herald
But their story is more than that: it’s an amazing tale of love forged in tragedy.
The videos are almost always the same. You never see the faces, or even the old woman’s hands because she’s a bit too short, just the food she has prepared for her neighbours.
It could be a plate, or maybe a pot, or sometimes a platter.
Peel back the foil or cling wrap to reveal fish, chicken or soup.
You can hear her voice from the…