The secret to everything is in the coffee

The dark, finely ground Bosnian coffee stays at the bottom of the cup after drinking – that’s where the secrets are. Know the future if you can interpret the symbols left in the luscious, dark dregs….. 

The dregs reveal information from the subconscious – which is visible in patterns left in […]

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Bosnian Stories

Working on Bosnian Stories. These are personal experiences and insights about a place that has deep meaning for me, a place that I am attached to through family, through love. Stories of memories: seeds and pictures pieced together, morphed over time, with an almost magical life of their own. My […]

Once, in Zepa

“…when Srebrenica fell, that automatically meant that Zepa would fall,” Palic said.
Death of a community, the fall of Zepa

The Serb army had just finished up their most recent killing spree in Srebrenica, as thousands – men, women, children, families and elders were fleeing for their lives from one village to another hoping […]

On Bajram & Kismet

Summer

I have a friend. She is like my sister. Our grandfather’s were very good friends too. They were born in the beginning of the 1900’s in wild Bosnia, under Austro-Hungarian rulers and both their fathers owned large tracts of land. They were in business with the mills. Often, they […]

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Didn’t I see you in Sarajevo?

Be the Change

A big protest was called for in Sarajevo, Bosnia on the 1st day of July. I got this information from Twitter and Facebook. Even after three weeks, most mainstream media hadn’t picked up the story yet and best bets to find information were on Twitter. The protest […]

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Bosnian Protests Continue

Bosnian Protests Continue
From my Storify feed here

Bosnian protests against corruption, stalemate and elitist politicians continues today as a statement to their politicians and to the world. No more! You’re fired!

Scanning the news out of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Twitter since this morning, where massive protests were called for on […]

Bosnia – What’s Going Down?

Yesterday an iconic 60’s protest song came on the car radio as I was formulating this second post about the current protests in Bosnia. The intro and chorus is well known

‘I think it’s time we stop, children – what’s that sound? Everybody look what’s going down’…

and is totally infectious. […]

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Bosnian Jewry

Amazing history found on this website . Stephanie Comfort is a collector of postcards and has one of the largest collections in the world, specifically relating to Jewish heritage. I am completely fascinated and will post a few pictures below of Balkan Jewish life.

Bosnian Jewess

I used this picture in one […]