Tag Archives: Vác

Csókolom!

This is a lovely photo from Flickr taken on old lady typical of those you see in the town market. They dress in traditional, peasant or rural dress with stiff petticoats and the ubiquitous scarf over the head. She is … Continue reading

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Shadows On The Danube

We cross from Tahitótfalu to Vác on the ferry in the late afternoon. We have made this journey many times, in winter and in summer, in autumn and in spring. Here it is summer, the long, hot Hungarian summer where … Continue reading

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Back in Hungary

In January 2001 we returned to Hungary, this time to settle there. A month later I wrote this letter to friends and family back home. However, things didn’t work out as we planned and six months later we were back … Continue reading

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Meeting Attila József

Where ever I go in Hungary I always seem to come across Attila József I can’t remember the first time I met Attila József[1]. Perhaps it was hearing his poetry being so mesmerisingly recited on television, or maybe it was … Continue reading

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