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McCurry in Ljubljana, Thru June 17

There won’t be too many of you who won’t recognize this iconic photo taken by Steve McCurry, whose work will be on exhibit at Ljubljana Castle through June 17. McCurry popped into town today for tonight’s official opening, hosted by Slovenian President Danilo Turk. A facebook friend was kind enough to send me an invitation,…
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Let’s Clean Slovenia 2012 – LJ Pics of the Day

If you were anywhere in Slovenia today, it’s likely that you saw lots of bags very much like these. It was part of the Let’s Clean Slovenia 2012 campaign, a follow up to the nation-wide effort two years ago which turned out to be the largest volunteer project in the country’s history. According to organizers, […]
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LJ Pic of the Day

This was taken about two weeks ago in the central Prešeren Square. They were playing the Theme from the Godfather on two of my favorite instruments. I had an accordion forced upon me at an early age – I wanted to play the guitar and saxophone when I was seven but my parents insisted I […]
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OccupyLjubljana vidblog

Here’s a quick (semi) rough cut of yesterday’s 15 October demonstrations here in Ljubljana, complete with a kick-back-and-relax-perfect-for-a-Sunday-Afternoon/evening soundtrack. Please, do share. If you can’t download from vimeo I also uploaded it to YouTube here. Some pics and a late night notebook were posted here last night.…
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‘Are we all in the same boat?’ – #occupyLjubljana update

That was the title of a talk given last night by Slovenian philosopher and sociologist Igor Pribac, who clearly believes that we’re not. Speaking before a group of some 80 people at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Philosophy ahead of Saturday’s #OccupyLjubljana gathering in the Slovenian capital’s Kongresni Trg,…
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LJ Pic of the Day

Here’s a shot taken from the home office window early last night, a day that quite likely brought an end to Slovenia’s hottest September on record. Considering it’s October already, it was about time. It’s also a snap with which to kick start the daily pic exercise from Slovenia’s capital, a chore that reached its…
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