Monday, September 20, 2021
Post communism

Post communism

In 1991 the Sovjet Union collapsed and the world changed. The traces of history are still deeply felt in the eastern former communist countries in the EU but in the non Nato countries on the borders of the EU a clash of cultures is going on.

Why did you not leave?

Serbia February 2018 When emigrants come back to Serbia this question "why did you not leave" is not uncommon amongst the generation that grew up...

Minsk: Sasha and Korpus kulturtsenter

Living in Belarus Belarus, December 2017 Nearly three decades ago the Sovjet Union disintegrated, fragmenting into a multitude of states, each developing their own way. I...

To wake up in another country in your own bed.

Estonia, Narva, Paldinski, July 2018 In your own house, in your own bed: in the morning you wake up and suddenly you are in a...

Liepaja Latvia

August 2011 My son Peter and I arrive late at night in Liepaja after a long busride from Klaipeda (formerly called Memel in German) in...