First, repeating covid-19 advice: maintain social distance, maintain hygiene, follow local healthcare guidelines, protect yourself and protect others, wear a mask or anything that stops you coughing on others, if you are sick avoid infecting others. The leaders of the ‘Free World’ have been pathetically, woefully slow in their response to covid-19. They delayed and […]
25 The Postbritish European Empire
It has been a weird couple of years. 2014 marked a century since six European empires went to war over who would be the fairest of them all. All of them lost. Actually, that’s not quite true. I can’t believe it’s only been a little over a year since Great Britain’s government decided to collapse […]
7 Europe’s Esperanto
One. Two. Tree. I was so proud of those first three English words I carried to my first day of International School. A few months later my first grade ESL teacher complimented me on correctly using “circling.” I fell in love with the English language and soon it was my home. But Slovenian class.
3 Europe like air
I was at university in 2004 when Slovenia joined the European Union on Labor Day. That’s the 1st of May. Some people complained, some people cheered. I got on with the life of a know-it-all student. Years passed and Europe was there. Slovenia joined the Euro and the biggest news was the price of a […]