The world is constantly on the move and everything movable moves
together with it. With the ceaseless unfolding of new chapters of life, the
human race is moving, slowly but surely, into online reality with everything it
Two years ago, when I replaced almost all traditional classes of
teaching Serbian language as a foreign language with online teaching, I didn’t
dream that the time would soon come, when this would become just about the only
Continue reading “A Reflection on an Excerpt from a Diary of Teaching Serbian as a Foreign Language Online”
The great thing
is not having
a mind. Feelings:
oh, I have those; they
govern me. I have
a lord in heaven
called the sun, and open
for him, showing him
the fire of my own heart, fire
like his presence.
What could such glory be
if not a heart? Oh my brothers and sisters,
were you like me once, long ago,
before you were human? Did you
to open once, who would never
open again? Because in truth
I am speaking now
the way you do. I speak
because I am shattered.
Painting by Ana Moravic-Balkanski, 10 years old
October 2020, Vancouver, Canada
– So, why coffee from a teapot?
– It’s a long story, my dear, but the
shortest answer would be – a joyful habit!
– I’ve never heard of anyone making
coffee in a teapot.
– You know, when I moved into this
apartment, for a long time, I only had one, worn-out saucepan. I used it to
make coffee, tea, an egg once a day, and sometimes soup. I also used it to grab
water and rinse my hair when I took a bath. And then I was given a teapot by a
friend from work, which soon replaced the saucepan, and now I use it to make
coffee and water the flowers. Now, I can finally afford to buy a coffee pot,
but somehow it hasn’t happened yet!
Continue reading “Evacuation”
previous text about Water (Part 1) I have written that it is an element that helps
us express ambition, will, ideas related to work and career. This is its second
part, a text about the connection of Water and workspace at home and home
Continue reading “Water”
Graphic concept by Tasha Balkanski