Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Daily Archives: 29 August 2016

Belgrade

The blueberry bushes along the railway line into Belgrade are covered in fruit. Neat little houses and gardens popped into view and the mixed woods and hills reminded me of … Continue reading

29 August 2016

Macedonia

Home of Alexander the Great (but not so great if you’re from Persepolis), in dispute with Greece over the name and now the place for beautiful countryside, cheap dentistry (ads … Continue reading

29 August 2016

Greece

Athens is rather empty – few people on the streets, shops have their shutters down, but relieved to hear it isn’t the economy: those who can afford it head off … Continue reading

29 August 2016

Athens II

Met several groups today working with refugees. People stopped moving through Greece earlier this year when the migrant trail fizzled out: borders in the Balkans closed and Turkey agreed with … Continue reading

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