In the shallowest parts of my soul, which I am slightly ashamed of, a thing that I thought I might miss a lot when I moved back to Belgrade from London was the variety of cuisines and their high quality (despite the prejudice about food in Britain). I am pleasantly surprised that the variety in… Read More Best of Belgrade / Summer 2016: Belgrade, the world
Sve se odigralo brzo, i možda čak relativno predvidivo, na trgu Repblike, oko podne pre dva dana. -Dobar dan, da li biste učestvovali u anketi? -Da… -Šta mislite da bi trebalo da bude kazna silovatelju one devojčice? -Pa čovek je očigledno poremećen,i trebalo da dobije maksimalnu zatvorsku u Srbiji. Ali ne mislim da bi trebalo… Read More Kako za tri minuta postati Alo- krvožednik?
If you are in the UK, sitting in a darkened room looking mournfully at your photos from your Erasmus year and shaking your fist at the electorate that robbed you of an EU future, suppressing your tears of rage because they would spoil the little pattern on your flat white, please take a moment to… Read More Brexit: So what just happened?
The link between depression and over-achievement gets in the media cyclically and when it does it gets a lot of attention. Most recently, the flurry of reporting and analysis was brought on by the suicide of Martin Senn, a former CEO of Zurich Insurance and was linked by media to a similar incidents of the… Read More The drama of the corporate man-child: What Alice Miller can teach insecure over-achievers?
London is not an easy city, not even a traditionally beautiful one, but it is full of wonders. Now that I have left, and can wax lyrical in sweet nostalgia, it was the small experiences and places that made all the bad things (e.g. astronomic rent for a mouldy box-room, daily zombiefication on the tube,… Read More Wonders of London: a Nutshell guide
When I first came to the UK to study in 2007, I planned to return to Serbia when it became more like the UK – meaning richer, more stable and less corrupt. Now that I am leaving the UK to move back permanently, the two countries have indeed converged, although in a way somewhat opposite… Read More The UK: 8.5 years since
Very on-trend with recent nihlistic entertainment (Game of Thrones, House of Cards) where there are zero characters to sympathise with, High-Rise is vertiginous film about a very dire fact that is becoming apparent more and more these days: that high-minded efforts to create equality for the past century seem to have either been a… Read More High-rise (2015)