Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Tag Archives: Sarajevo

Sarajevo’s history today in the FT

The Financial Times magazine today has a WWI-related piece by Simon Kuper – Sarajevo: the crossroads of history. “History in the west often serves as entertainment, something to enjoy from … Continue reading

22 March 2014

Missing lives – Balkans

Quick post before I catch the train to Vienna.  I’ve just seen this news item about a photo exhibition (Nick Danziger & Rory MacLean) which will be travelling from London’s … Continue reading

7 July 2010

Life-giving theatre in Bosnia & London

Stef O’ Driscoll (award-winning theatre director) and Mark Griffin (St Mary’s University College, London), friends I’ve made through my thespian daughter, are off to Sarajevo on Friday.  They want to … Continue reading

11 February 2010

Breaking and Entering

A great evening with old friends from Papua New Guinea days (now dividing their time between Timor and the US).  Then TV news footage of the devastating earthquake in Haiti … Continue reading

14 January 2010

Church of Scotland, Brussels

Packed congregation at St Andrew’s Church of Scotland this morning – and a truly international one, too.  Forty-nine nationalities.  A very warm welcome, a mix of Sydney Carter, Richard Gillard … Continue reading

22 November 2009

Gallery II

While everything is still fresh in my mind, I’ll add some photos of our last few days in Bosnia (in reverse order) which will complement some of my recent messages … Continue reading

12 October 2009 · 7 Comments

Gallery

8 October 2009

Monday evening

Just out from a reception at the British Embassy where we were briefed by the Defence Attache.  Both entities within Bosnia, the Republic and the Federation, which are kind of … Continue reading

5 October 2009 · 2 Comments

Arrived

The best laid plans  .  .  .  no wi-fi at the motel, but I have an hour’s free time now in central Sarajevo and have found an internet cafe: Bosnian … Continue reading

5 October 2009