April 25, 2020

A most relaxing place on the Small Danube, some 20 minutes outside of Bratislava. Zálesie is in the vicinity of Ivanka pri Dunaji. Wonderful for picnic by the river on a sunny day.

Easter 2020

April 19, 2020

Orthodox Easter greetings with photos from my blog and the magnificent performance of “Chris is Risen” by Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria.

And my improvised Easter celebration >>>

The Ultimatum Game

April 5, 2020

I really loved watching Jon Gracey’s  world premiere of The Ultimatum Game tonight, live.

2 people. 1 million pounds. 1 hour. All they had to do was to agree how to split the money. Gaining … Losing… It was most amazing to watch how the power balance shifted between an investment banker and teacher. Loved watching it from the comfort zone of my sofa and the idea of COFFEE = TICKET


March 28, 2020

Just a few minutes outside of Bratislava – a fantastic mountain hike from Sandberg to Devin with spectacular views of Morava and Danube rivers.

To album >>>

Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares

March 3, 2020

On the occasion of the National Holiday of Bulgaria in March 2020, Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares [the Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices] had a concert in Bratislava. This 25-minute documentary on RTV is in Slovak and Bulgarian.

Click here to be taken to RTV >>>


February 10, 2020

Frida (2002) – a biography of the artist Frida Kahlo. The movie chronicles the life of Frida Kahlo shared with Diego Rivera.

This is the kind of story that goes straight to one’s heart and brain. And you wonder: “How could this really be true.. how could this really happen?”