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Morelle Smith

Exploring Bulgaria


July 13, 2011 • 0 Comments Bulgaria


Exploring Bulgaria

  I arrived in Sofia on the night train from Belgrade. The train is my absolute favourite way of travelling, though this train was cold, because the window would not close, which meant that a current of cold air streamed through the carriage all night, preventing sleep. I thought that it... Full Story



Ekaterina Petrova

Art opening | Sofia, Bulgaria


October 04, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria




Opening of "Shortlist 2010: Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art" at the Raiko Aleksiev Gallery. See the rest of the photographs. Full Story



Morelle Smith

A Bulgarian Poet's Delicate Attachments


October 01, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria


Safety Pins by Petar Tchouhov
Published by Ciela
ISBN 978-954-28-0751-3

Safety pins are objects that can sometimes be of vital importance, holding together two items - usually of clothing - that would spell disaster for us should they remain separated. [Think of when you're about to give a... Full Story



Morelle Smith

Corfu's Lost Pearls


September 25, 2010 • 0 Comments Greece


Corfu's Lost Pearls

I was recently in Paleokastritsa, Corfu. Edward Lear described it thus:

'at this beautiful place [Paleokastritsa]...the sea perfectly calm and blue stretches right out westward unbrokenly to the sky, cloudless that, save a streak of lilac cloud on the horizon....to my left is one of the many... Full Story



Ekaterina Petrova

Lost in Translation | Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


July 27, 2010 • 0 Comments Bosnia and Herzegovina




Pozorište: ‘theater’ in Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian and ‘massive disgrace’ in Bulgarian; God – ‘year’ in Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian and ‘the Almighty’ in English.

Speaking of heavenly things, a no less confusing, but much more appropriate word is the one for tomato, which in... Full Story





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