Tag Archives: Roman Catholic

Prague: two Sarajevo moments

somwehere in an old building at Prague castle, to my surprise, there was a window with a notice on it saying: this is where the Defenestration of Prague happened. The what? Took me back to when I was 17 and … Continue reading

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Christmas cheer

apparently the pope has been complaining about the glitter of Christmas. Perhaps he’s just jealous. But have you seen his hat?

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Danube

Today I came down (for the first time in my life, so far as I remember) to the Danube, which is Europe’s longest river apart from the Volga in Russia, and historically was, along with the Rhine, the northern continental … Continue reading

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Innsbruck

Innsbruck is a small city in the mountains, built around the Inn river, which flows swiftly through the town. Although it’s beautiful, you wouldn’t want to fall in, or you would probably get swept away pretty quickly and drown… Innsbruck … Continue reading

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