Tag Archives: Hungary

Roma: A Hard Life.

In January 2013 I posted this post on Metafilter, It generated some interesting discussion, as always on Metafilter. The status of Roma in Hungary has been brought into sharp focus with a controversial article [link in Hungarian] by prominent ruling-party … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Past: Melbourne and ‘Blood in The Water’.

Visiting Melbourne I hunt out the scene of the Blood in the Water match. Continue reading

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The World Shrinks A Little More

Street level view of Munkásotthon utca, in Újpest. Continue reading

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Where Does It End? – The Paternoster

For some reason I was reminded tonight of the wonderful lift, known as a paternoster, I often used whenever I visited the Corvina bookshop in Vörösmarty tér [Square] in Budapest. According to Wikipedia [is there anything you can’t find out … Continue reading

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May in Hungarian History

A brief survey of May in Hungarian history, including a the lives of Artúr Görgey, Kádár, and Krúdy. Continue reading

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