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Haunted by shadows

Psychiatric hospitals are not the nicest and happiest place to be or visit, that is for sure. Even without having been to one we all have a certain conception of how sad and gloomy such institutions are (see “Girl! Interrupted”, … Continue reading

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Ghost places

Some very long time ago, when I thought that this blog will be entirely a hidden diary that nobody would find and care to read, I wrote a note about ghost towns. At that time it was entirely in Polish … Continue reading

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Full Bloom

It’s April 4th and yes, it is snowing here. Snow all around, as if it was Christmas and is it was never to stop. We are all literally dieing for some fresh spring air, some warm sunlight, nature coming back … Continue reading

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Different use for lace at a monastery

When you think of the most wide-spread use of lace at a monastery, you’d probably think of mats, napkins, decorative table cloths, curtains etc. All the predictable items. Not in this case, however. The Polish artist NeSpoon was invited by … Continue reading

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Spomenik

Spomenik is Serbian for “monument”. The entire series of monuments, scattered all throughout the countries of former Yugoslavia, was erected in the 1960s and 1970s, commissioned by then-Yugolsav president Josip Broz Tito to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like Tjentište, … Continue reading

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Ghost towns

Piękne, straszne, na odludziu, pod wodą, w górach, w Chinach – mają jedną wspólną cechę: są puste. [inspirowane Gazetą Wyborczą] Najsłynniejsze – Prypeć, Ukraina. Wysiedlone po wybuchu reaktora jądrowego elektrowni Czarnobyl. Ofiara wojny nr 1 (II wojna światowa) – Oradour-sur-Glane, Francja – … Continue reading

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