The Riddle of the Sphinx Sphinx: "Which creature has one voice and yet becomes four-footed and two-footed and three-footed?" Oedipus: "Man—who crawls on all fours as a baby, then walks on two feet as an adult, and then uses a walking stick in old age."
Wanderlust. Dreaming of Bosnia and Serbia. Wish the Raketa would stop by at my place, pick me up and take me some place full of adventures for the weekend.
This is where I spend most of my time when I visit my family in Bosnia. If you like this post, you should also check out Bosnia I: Around the House - enjoy!
If you ever travel to Lisbon, don't forget to stroll through the old quarters of Alfama, Castelo and Mouraria watch out for great street art eat Pastéis de Nata at Confeitaria dos Pastéis de Belém in Belém follow the cats go treasure hunting at Feira da Ladra visit the peacocks at Castelo Sao Jorge and... Continue Reading →
A narrative film by trashbus | Renata Britvec (2014) 6 min. - Short | No-budget The ancient city of Ragusa, now called Dubrovnik, is famous for its coat of arms reading LIBERTAS. But what does libertas mean, and is really everybody in Ragusa free?
So, Berlin is famous for its urban and hip streetwear. But what happens with the clothes after they have been disposed of? Where do they go when no one wants them anymore, not even the vintage store just around the corner? They hang out in the streets, telling jokes and stories.
My friend Tabea advised me to look up every once in a while. Here's what I found while inspecting what there is above me. And if you would like to check out Tabea's work, visit Tabea's website.
rust [rʌst] (Collins English Dictionary) noun - a reddish-brown oxide coating formed on iron or steel by the action of oxygen and moisture - any corrosive or debilitating influence, esp lack of use verb - to become or cause to become coated with a layer of rust - to deteriorate or cause to deteriorate through... Continue Reading →
I wish all of you a happy new year! Stay safe, sane and healthy. We're embarking on a new journey. We'll cross borders, broaden our minds, experience joy and pain and boredom, we'll get to know ourselves better, make new friends, say goodbye to old ones, fall in love, struggle, survive, argue, travel, work, discover... Continue Reading →
Basketball is one of the favorite sports in the Balkan region. You can find basketball courts almost anywhere you go, even in the most absurd places. Sometimes they are full courts, sometimes just the baskets, an improvised place for people to enjoy, but you can play basketball all around the region. I don't know exactly... Continue Reading →
Just like the Kings of Ceredigion are seagulls and not people, cats reign supreme over Dubrovnik. Yes they are stray cats, but they do not look as beaten and starved as other stray animals, mostly dogs, in the Balkan region. They truly look and behave as if they had the absolute right to be, to... Continue Reading →
I took my trashbus on a vacation to Bosnia and Croatia and now we're back with new stories, pictures, adventures, new thoughts and more. I visited Sarajevo and Tuzla, played with tigers and werewolves, took care of a dying cat, chased lizards and snakes, fought with my family, made up with everybody, laughed, cried, danced.... Continue Reading →
The mayor of Aberystwyth is a cat which likes to sit upon a wall opposite of my friends' house. But the Kings of Aber and the whole of Ceredigion, I suppose, are the seagulls. They rule the city. They’re above of it all. Above you, too. They can shit on you, if they want. They... Continue Reading →
In Borth, Wales, there is a small zoo. It’s called The Animalarium. It is not a proper zoo, it’s more like a collection of random animals. People can also come and see the vet if their companion animal has fallen ill, or they can drop their unwanted exotic pets there if they’re fed up with... Continue Reading →
I had to go meet somebody in Gràcia, but I didn’t want to take the metro. I decided to walk up the Ramblas, even though they are hopelessly crowded and, to be perfectly honest, ugly in some sort of way. There’s nothing really that would attract your attention, there’s only fast food, plastic stuff and... Continue Reading →