V IS FOR VIENNA, AUSTRIA

A STORY OF VITUPERATION IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA ‘A poor turnout. I thought there would have been more.’ Steiner looked out over the square. Behind the protesters the Hofburg, the Presidential Palace, sat unperturbed, protected by the line of police in riot gear. ‘How many are you counting?’ Valentina scanned the gathering, ‘A few thousand, five … Continue reading V IS FOR VIENNA, AUSTRIA

M IS FOR METLIKA on the SLOVENIAN-CROATIAN BORDER

A STORY OF MENDING THE PAST IN METLIKA, on the SLOVENIA-CROATIA BORDER ‘It’s difficult for you to understand, child.’ Mia looked up at her grandfather, his rheumy eyes were moist with restrained tears. He managed a sad smile, ‘It’s difficult for me to understand. My whole life I belonged to one great country.’ His voice … Continue reading M IS FOR METLIKA on the SLOVENIAN-CROATIAN BORDER