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Berlin Salis Cafe Mauerpark

Phoenix and coffee to come back for

Germany, Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg, March 2019 Not a minute is lost, life is taken seriously here. During the last 45 years, I have been in Berlin frequently and have seen it change. The broody atmosphere...
Mora-Siljan-Saxviken

Invandrare

June 2020 Stillingsön/Uppsala Sweden Invandrare “The little swelling in my neck bothered me for some time already but my colleagues said it was nothing. I work in a hospital and they are doctors so I thought...

Zirka

February 2020 Lviv Ukraine What did you do in the evening after a working day when you were 24? Possibly you were just too tired to do anything as you just started your first demanding...
Poverty Edinburgh

The invisible and the Samaritans

Scotland, UK, Edinburgh, December 2019 A tale of two cities The Christmas market in Edinburgh lights up the Princess Street Gardens. It is noisy and busy. All seems well in Scotland’s capital but 1 in 5...
Minaret Al Pakistani

Hospitality and Inequality

Pakistan, Lahore, September 2019 What is normal? This question has been swirling in my mind for the two weeks I had the privilege to spend in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Confronted with a different society with different...

All is quiet on the eastern front

Ukraine Donbas February 2019 Slovyansk, Kurakhove, Avdivka, Mariupol. Video available below article, scroll down In the forgotten trenches of Europe, war is grinding into its sixth year. I am in Kurakhove, east Ukraine. In the distance,...
cockroaches

The cockroaches migrate in summer

Lviv, Ukraine February 2019 Remember your years as a student? The best years of your life they say. A little spartan here and there but overall one big adventure. Here's the story of Tatjana, she...

In Israel everyone comes from somewhere

Israel Tel Aviv Jerusalem February 2019 Who does not want to see Jerusalem just once in his life? It is curiosity that brought me here. Would Israel be like what I imagined based on the...

Stagefright

Ukraine, Ternopil, November 2018 Years of exercise, discipline, and lessons preceded this moment. In only a few minutes your name will resound and all eyes and ears will be focussed on you. How you sing...