Bosnia Awakens

I saw the first mention of protests in Sarajevo last Wednesday via an online Bosnian newspaper.  My heart beat faster as I read about a relatively small incident of protest in downtown Sarajevo, because my heart knows that anything blown out of proportion in the Balkans, especially in Bosnia […]

Food & Culture

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Three in One – The Language of Bosnia

Today I read over at Radio Sarajevo  that the Faculty of Philosophy in Sarajevo  has found all three ‘dialects’ of Bosnia –  Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian – derive from one single dialect. I tweeted this after I read it  out of amazement and irony, more than anything else .  Everyone (who […]

Reunion

Summer 1997

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 and both their fathers owned large tracts of land and were in business with the sawmills. They often worked together in the forests […]