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Quote of the day, from Hungary

So the head of the Hungarian national tax authority, Ms Ildikó Vida is facing some serious allegations of corruption these days. Given that she is the head of the state authority collecting a good part of Hungary’s citizens’ earnings and that this is legitimized through the state’s supposed capacity to create public good, it is slightly concerning that she might be involved in creating some private good, and consequently some public bad instead. 283 more words

Family, Inc.

A Distant Corner of the Eastern Front, 1914

Two Jews stand disconsolately among the ashes of wooden houses burnt to the ground in their Galician town in 1914, only brick chimney stacks left standing. 171 more words

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Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 7) One Moment

“I appreciate the offer to stay with you,” replies Stephen as he gives his great-aunt a hug. “I’ll give it a try here though, and if I can’t get the furnace going or the fire in the fireplace goes out, I may come running in your direction.” He grins. 154 more words


A New Prayer

Hello, blog, and to the people who may happen to glance by out of mere curiosity. I would usually start my entry by saying that yes, I haven’t blogged in months, but apparently, most of my posts go by that theme, so I’m veering away from the traditional beginning and will go directly into what I want to say. 333 more words


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Where to sleep in Pécs?

We love travels. We love travelling. We are not difficult. We can sleep in a hut if the type of travel mandates it – for example an… 662 more words