Canada

The Lieutenant Governor of BC

 - Am I a woman? - it was the first question I asked.  - Yes - he replied.  - Am I a representative of a political party? - I was aiming towards the only answer I knew. - No - he said, and all of the people turned to look at the next person.  There… Continue reading The Lieutenant Governor of BC

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Float Houses

Although I had the chance to see many beautiful objects on the riverbanks of my hometown – restaurants, nightclubs, bars, vacation homes etc. – it was from my very first sight of this new neighbourhood that I was impressed. Every now and then, I would make up a reason to go for a walk by… Continue reading Float Houses

Canada, Stories about kids

From the Cradle to the Grave

-What is Kindergarten? - my parents and friends asked me this question several times during the last few months. - Is it the same as the preschool in Serbia? -Well, yes and no - I answered while thinking what do I really know about preschool in Serbia today. I don't really even recall my own… Continue reading From the Cradle to the Grave

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Vancouver- The Literary event

Six years ago, Dragana Stasic held the first literary event in Vancouver to enable individuals from the former Yugoslavia (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Hercegovina) to promote and present their work. This year, on October 13th she hosted for the eighth time in a row.  The proposed topic for the event was “Then and now, here… Continue reading Vancouver- The Literary event

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Block street party

One afternoon on the way back from the park with my daughter, I met Yvonne. She was standing in front of the house with her son. I had never seen or met her before but I recognized the boy playing on the sidewalk. We used to spend our mornings with him and his nanny at… Continue reading Block street party