Her Spirit and Her Things

My grandmother passed away last year on February 6th. Trying to deal with the loss when I revisited her house last summer, I looked for what is left of her presence. I found Baka Ana in her garden and in her things. Klick at the photo to have a look at the full series.

Beloved

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beloved. Share a photo of something that is dearly loved. Life is short, and relationships between parents and children are complicated. Those of us who are lucky enough to be loved by their mothers and fathers should try and forgive them their all-too-human fallibility.

Abeceda

Sputnik Kino Berlin British Shorts Film Festival “Crossing Borders” - Festival Workshop & 48 Hour Film Project Abeceda from trashbus on Vimeo.

What is Love?

In preparation of my event Trashbus - The Balkan Stories #4: Balkan Love I asked my neighbor Vera: What is love? Here's what she had to say. She's a visionary.

Family Visit

Each time I visit my family, I think: "This might be the last time we see each other." Now I am asking you: Am I morbid?  

On being an alien in Germany

There is something that has bothered me lately. Actually, it has always been bothering me, but lately I feel the undeniable need to try to come to terms with it. It is the question what it means to live in Germany as an alien. I think what triggered this chain of thoughts was the article... Continue Reading →

Accordion Angel

When I was a kid, about seven years old maybe, my mother wanted me to learn and play the accordion. I refused, as I refused almost anything related to the cultures of my home countries. Instead, I learned to play the flute, the alto recorder, the violin, electric bass, cajon and castanets in the course of... Continue Reading →

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