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A hidden life in a time of crisis

“One day we know what it’s for, there will be no more riddles; we’ll know why we live.” Franziska Jagerstratter Obviously, the pandemic is taking up quite a bit of our attention. Unfortunately, it could make us silently overlook nearly 75 years of liberation since World War II.  The film A Hidden Life was released…

By Janneke November 11, 2020 Off


Our friend Jantien, recently became a mother after nine years of waiting! She wrote a lovely text in which she played with words and perspectives. I asked her if she wanted to be a guest blogger. And she agreed! Quite a change to have such a little one to take care of. Is n’t he…

By Janneke July 23, 2020 Off

A walk to the well

          15 juni 2019- My friend and language teacher Laura invited me to celebrate her birthday in their Vikendica in Bistrinci. A small second home, where local people often spend their weekends. The literal translation is Little Weekend. It is localized on the outskirts of town. 30 kilometers away from Osijek.…

By Janneke June 11, 2020 Off