Giorgos Antonakis was born and raised in Agouseliana, Rethymnon. As a teacher he worked for many years in schools in Crete and Athens. He was involved in photography, iconography and theater.
He published articles in newspapers and magazines, made experiential presentations at parent and teacher seminars, participated in radio and television shows.
He lives in southern Greece, works the land, organizes cultural events and writes books for children.