Kosovar journalist defines Kosovo as the first non-State failed State.

Kosovar journalist defines Kosovo as the first non-State failed State.

Subheading: and he does not realise it. Yesterday, EuObserver published an article written by the Kosovar journalist Ekrem Krasniqi. I strongly recommend you, dear reader, to have a look at that article and, if you do not faint because of the,  somehow intoxicating use of the modal verb “shall”, I beg you to come back to … Continue reading

The bridge of contention

The bridge of contention

When I decide to start this blog and recalling the famous Andrić’s quote on bridges, I surely didn’t have in mind the monstrous Croatian project to connect its two mainland parts. I am talking about a well known issue to Balkanologists, which has been recently brought up to the major media by SETimes. The project … Continue reading

“Kill a Đurđe, save a lamb”: Serbian politics in need for new ideas

“Kill a Đurđe, save a lamb”: Serbian politics in need for new ideas

The international community of journalist engaged in the Balkans analysed next Serbian elections with wealth of details. As you will read soon, I lack of such zeal. I also lack of interest for political bargain, thus I believe it is useless to discuss “political programmes” brought up by the various candidates. Partially endorsing Radio Free … Continue reading

Be ready for the Towel Day!

Be ready for the Towel Day!

The 25th of May the whole world (or the part worth to be called as such) will celebrate the “Towel Day”, in memoriam of Douglas Noel Adams, visionary creator of the Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy. The Bridge will participate to the celebrations, given the importance Adams’ novel had in the development of the twisted mind … Continue reading

From your own correspondent: time for change

Dear All, Thank you very much for have followed my (mis)adventures linked to the research for my MA Thesis. As Abruzzo traditions impose, I have celebrated properly the successful defense of the thesis, which granted me the highest mark: 110/110 cum laude. This would not have been possible without the support of many professionals, professors … Continue reading

I miei due soldi sulla Jolie.

1 Usually my blog reports other blogs and newspapers, rather then quoting them fully. Actually, this will be the first time I reblog a post appeared on a different blog. Iota! is Rodolfo Toè’s blog, who is a brilliant Italian journalist based in Sarajevo. He publishes for several national and international newspapers, including the Courrier … Continue reading