Banja Koviljača

Royalties from the sales of belgradestreets in 2015 were donated to the orphanage for abandoned children, 'Dom za decu Vera Blagojevic' in Banja Koviljača. I was left speechless by the two pictures that the children provided to me as a thank you. In turn, I thank everyone who has purchased copies of my book, and my … Continue reading Banja Koviljača

british society of serbia

  I'm very pleased to post this modest plug for my good friend Neil Howie, who amongst many other things is the Chairman of the British Society of Serbia. Neil, and his colleagues, look forward to meeting you tomorrow at 6:00pm at the Helga Bar, Gospodar Jevremova 50, Dorcol, Belgrade. More information can be found … Continue reading british society of serbia

trio

'No one questioned "who is a Serb, who is a Croat, who is a Muslim (Bosniak)" we were all one people, that's how it was back then, and I still think it is that way today' ― Josip Broz Tito Any words I might try to add to those of Tito would be superfluous. (for … Continue reading trio

zoran živković

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‘mr pohotny, senior vice president of a bank prominent in the capital city, met god on a train’

– zoran zivoković, the train

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I love writing.

I love reading.

There was a time, long long ago, when two of the few things that kept me sane were the well thumbed pages of an Isaac Asimov novel, oh, and strawberry jam sandwiches. With lots of creamy butter on thickly sliced white bread. Pure poison, the sandwich, not Asimov, that was ‘Childhood’s End’, literally and metaphorically.

I was barely eight years old.

But, that’s another story.

This post is not about me, well not really, it’s about a man called Zoran Živković.

And it’s also, indirectly, about a country, a city, a people, and a whole bloody lot more.

But mostly, it’s about him.


I’m a big fan of Stephen King, I’m one of his ‘constant readers’. My recollection may…

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belgradestreets at klub dvoristance

(Photos courtesy of Ivan Kovanović from Komshe) Thank you to all at Komshe and Klub Dvoristance for organising a wonderful evening at such a cool venue along the banks of the Sava in Savamala last Thursday evening. And thank you to HMA Denis Keefe, Mrs Kate Keefe and Mrs Tracy Gallagher from the British Embassy … Continue reading belgradestreets at klub dvoristance

Promocija knjige Belgradestreets u Dvorištancetu, cetvrtak, 23.7 od 19h

For more details click visit Klub Dvoristance on Facebook Thank you all my good friends at Komshe for organising this! Copies of belgradestreets can be obtained in bookstores and online from Komshe, for other outlets a further details can be found here.

bfvc’s thirsty thursday meets belgradestreets!

Thrilled to announce that that the team at the Belgrade Foreign Visitor's Club have decided to combine their popular "Thirsty Thursday Event" with my exhibition at Klub Dvoristance this Thursday evening, 23 July at 19:00 . Do hope you can come and thanks again to Dimitrije and Branko and all their colleagues at Komshe!

Promocija knjige Belgradestreets u Dvorištancetu

Join me next Thursday evening, 23 July at 19:00 at Klub Dvoristance, Brace Krsmanovica 14, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia to see Belgrade through my eyes courtesy of Klub Dvoristance and publishers Komshe. Would be great to see you there! Now thrilled to announce that that the team at the Belgrade Foreign Visitor's Club have decided to combine their … Continue reading Promocija knjige Belgradestreets u Dvorištancetu

pride and joy

So thrilled today to receive my very own copy of my second book featuring my images of Belgrade. Thank you Dimitrije and Branko at Komshe! And happy to let you know that an event in Belgrade to promote the book and exhibit some of my photos is being planned for this Summer. Watch this space … Continue reading pride and joy

intricate

(snežana, knez mihailo 50, stari grad) intricate how intricate need it be pass me a lav tamno although i so prefer nikšićko (for wordpress weekly photo challenge - intricate) *shot with nikon d700, nikkor 85mm f/1.8d lens at 1/125 and f/1.8, edited in aperture 3 and analog efex pro 2, missing nikšićko* an intricate (eye) … Continue reading intricate