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Shot by the Kremlin Wall

Freedom of speech will never exist in Eastern Europe….

Waking up this morning, myself, a born Eastern European living in Britain, I was devastated with the sad news that  Boris Nemtsov, was murdered steps away from the Kremlin. 354 more words

Classroom Notes: About Stories and Icebergs

This is part of a series, “Classroom Notes” that I will be sharing as I connect with a classroom in the U.S. through the World Wise Schools program. 366 more words


Budapest battles with history

Perhaps the man on reception read my blog, or perhaps it was a coincidence, but shortly after writing about our bedroom related sorrows, we were upgraded. 727 more words


Video-invitation to walking tour in Matei Basarab area (Jewish Bucharest). 1.03.15

Historic Houses of Romania organises an architectural tour in Matei Basarab area of Bucharest, also known for its Jewish heritage, on Sunday 1 March 2015, between 11.30h – 13.30h. 113 more words

Eastern Europe

Review of "The Mazovia Legacy: A Frank Delaney Thriller" by Michael E. Rose

A touching, sensitive and moving fast paced thriller.

It’s Quebec in winter and an elderly former Polish pilot in the Mazovia squadron of the Free Polish air force dies. 160 more words


Video-invitation to walking tour in Mosilor area of Bucharest. 28.02.15

Historic Houses of Romania organises an architectural tour in the picturesque Mosilor area of old Bucharest, on Saturday, 28 February 2015, between 11.30h – 13.30h. The guide is Valentin Mandache, expert in period architecture. 104 more words


Budapest and surmountable disappointment.

Zagreb, like Rijeka, was beautiful, interesting, friendly and filled with beer and coffee.

It’s an area of the world I know I’ll come back to, one day, hopefully with a friend who knows their way around and a working SIM card for my phone. 966 more words