“One never reaches home,' she said. 'But where paths that have an affinity for each other intersect, the whole world looks like home, for a time.” ― Hermann Hesse life begins here bagged well heeled bricked up changed contained
“In the space between yes and no, there's a lifetime. It's the difference between the path you walk and the one you leave behind; it's the gap between who you thought you could be and who you really are; its the legroom for the lies you'll tell yourself in the future.” ― Jodi Picoult, Change … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Between
It was cold, very cold. He was late, as always. He had forgotten again. It was always like that these days. He never meant to, but somehow he always did. His thoughts were interrupted by the harsh beeping of his phone. He looked down at the screen. It was as he expected.
With the help of my friends at Komshe all royalties from sales of my book belgradestreets will now be donated to the fund to help victims of the tragic floods in Serbia. The heroes of this time are the people of Serbia who have come together with their neighbours to help those who are suffering. … Continue reading thank you Komshe and all who have purchased the belgradestreets book
The most dramatic part of Kosančićev Venac could be easy to dismiss as an insignificant long demolished building in a plot left in disuse. But this is Belgrade. So it is not. An overgrown hole in the ground surrounded by fencing and marked by two large posters in Serbian and English marks the spot of … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument (Sunday, 6 April 1041)
What do we see when we look inside? And those inside, what do they see? Can we ever see what is there? Or do we see what we need to see, what we want to see? This is my response to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.
During a walk full of reflection, sorrow, fear for the future, I came across this sculpture. The faces cried out to me. I felt their pain, their anguish, their fear for the future, their loss. The words on the plaque read: "To Jewish victims of Nazi genocide in Belgrade and Serbia 1941 - 1944. People … Continue reading time to stand?
Liberté, égalité, fraternité The French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789 defined Liberty in Article 4 as follows: "Liberty consists of being able to do anything that does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of every man or woman has no bounds other than those … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes
"If I had a photograph of you It's something to remind me I wouldn't spend my life just wishing..." Lyrics from "Wishing (if I had a photograph of you)" by A Flock of Seagulls. This photo first appeared in Kralja Petra dva here on belgradestreets, I captured my reflection by accident... This is my response … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie
"They will not force us They will stop degrading us They will not control us We will be victorious So come on..." Object. Vote. Be victorious. So, come on. Lyrics from "Uprising" by Muse.... This is my response to the latest Weekly Photo Challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.