Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
BRATISLAVA – This blog leaves a trail.
The pendulum continues to swing. My dispatches and photos below aim to open a window onto these unique societies.
Many are third-person serious; some, first-person humorous. (At least they try to be.) When you invest nearly 18 years of your life in an exotic locale, you have to take a step back and appreciate what’s around you, in a more intimate way.
Spliced in are my recent articles. I’ve been a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor since 1995, and contributed more recently to Foreign Policy, Harvard’s Nieman Reports, Global Post, Ms. Magazine, The Mantle and other publications listed to the right. I also pitched in with two chapters to the newly published book on the Roma minority, “Gypsy Sexuality.”
Thank you for reading! … mjj