Ambering Vilnius for Front Offices. Ode for joy.

2017/05/10

Having left morning sorrows behind we strolled down Gediminas street (used to be called Adam Mickievicz  street, as well as Saint George’s, Stalin’s and Lenin’s – depending on who ruled the city; in soviet times it was more known as Brodas – Lithuanian abbreviation of Broadway, tribute to longing for the freedom somewhere there – where chewing gum, jeans and vinyls of The Doors would sometimes be smuggled in).

That’s how it could have looked like in those days – hair probably longer, unless caught by milicija, who would shave it by force. And these are really most comfortable benches I have ever sat upon; sadly not on Brodas anymore, but I know where to find a few:

There is such a longing for the Brodas of those days that in 2013 masses gathered to recreate atmosphere: check the galery. Read the rest of this entry »


Ambering Vilnius for Front Offices. A bit of sorrow.

2017/05/07

As defined by some sort of online dictionary – verb “amber” exists and is (rarely) used to define an ancient technology of preservation. Most commonly used for insects, but I guess it might be also suitable for memories, in particular poetically yellowish ones.


And poetically yellowish Vilnius was the destination. Read the rest of this entry »


Welcome to Lithuania

2012/03/13

I noticed I get nervous when I get a twitter follower. Not that I would be unpleased – people who join me are people that mean something in the circles where I would like to mean something, and for a lazy and shy networker that I am twitter looks like a least demanding effort. Read the rest of this entry »


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