Middle Age

The impending birthday makes the poem below even more real. When I don’t blog, hop around, eat chocolate or annoy the dog, I translate. I have just translated several poems by my Slovenian poet friend who last summer wrote a lovely poem after we spent a day together with our packs at Lake Bled. The translated poem…

Little terrazza

Hello, people! I’m waving from the top of the “Skyscraper” building. Here are some dear views of Ljubljana. The terrazza, from where I took these photos in early January, has its own evergreen song: “Little terrazza, underneath Ljubljana. We went to the top of the Nebotičnik (=Skyscraper) to forget the sad room we live in, too small…

PJ in Ljubljana by night

Yesterday’s concert of Perpetuum Jazzile in the centre of Ljubljana was a real treat. We all know by now that Pearl Jam is my favourite band, and it’s only logical that I’ll love every next PJ that comes around, such as PJ Harvey. Or Perpetuum Jazzile, Slovenian vocal orchestra, which has evolved to great heights…

Ljubljana of my life

Today is the day when I can smell the snow. This takes me back to when Ljubljana, Slovenia, was home, snow was reality and all futures were potential. But first a short recap of last week on my blog: Several examples of what chaos can look like before the real chaos struck later in the week;…

Suvi’s Saturday Statues: Ljubljana Castle funny-cular

Today’s post won’t be so much about the statues themselves but rather about the whole deal: the Ljubljana Castle and the funicular to get up there. Unless I make you walk. When amore visited my city for the first time, it was January. There was no snow on the ground, but it was nicely cold,…