On 5 August 1990, Czech poet Ivan Blatný died in Colchester, UK, aged 71. He was one of the most notable Czech poets of the 20th century. A shy and sensitive artist with great imagination, sometimes dubbed Czech Rimbaud.
On 11 November, six years ago, we went to the Tower of London to see the art installation ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ which commemorated the centenary of the outbreak of the WWI.
Earlier this year, we visited Bletchley Park. A trip long overdue, considering that we live some 30 Minutes away!
In Brno, modernism lives on.
Good King Wenceslas is one of my favourite carols. But who was he?
Villa Tugendhat, an iconic modernist building, has a very special place in our hearts.
Did you know that the newly weds Winston and Clementine spent several days in Moravia during their honeymoon?
My little brother and I, sipping a raspberry lemonade in a picturesque beer garden somewhere in the middle of nowhere, after a day spent on a hiking trip our parents used to frequently take us. We loved to sip our lemonade with a straw. Back then, the straws were made of – straw!
Do you know what ‘hanging coffee’ is?
The humble net bag recently became a symbol of a more conscious and less wasteful lifestyle.