Czechoslovakia

The Guinea Pigs by Ludvik Vaculik

Ludvik Vaculik~Czechoslovakia


The hardest thing in the world, girls and boys, is to change your life by your own free will. Even if you are absolutely convinced that
you’re the engineer on your own locomotive, someone else is always going to flip the switch that makes you change tracks, and it’s usually someone who knows …

Belle Czech Artist Alphonse Mucha

Theme: Eastern Europe Although we have been discussing the varied literary works of Eastern Europe, this by no means can prevent me from sharing the inspiration and awe I felt after visiting the Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) exhibit at the Fabre Museum in Montpellier, France last week.  A true Czech and a true artist, he was…

Juniper Brandies with My Dad

Theme: Eastern Europe “Nothing original, in short they live off the human flesh thrown into the water after a burial ceremony.  They grab the bodies downstream and eat the flesh.  It’s already been roasted but mostly it’s also gone rancid and rotten and they love that because the do it for the religious reasons, and…