Monthly Archives: April 2012


‘It was another world’

I lived for 12 years under state socialism. I was only child, and I have only my own memories at the end of this era. I remember the second half of the 80s. These were the last years of the … Continue reading


Growing up in Hungary

I was born 1978. I grew up in a small miner town in the county of Baranya. The name of the town is Komló. (South-west Hungary near to the Croatian border, This town was a special place in Hungary during … Continue reading


I miss the sense of community

I had a great childhood. I felt protected, my parents didn’t have to worry about their jobs and my grandparents were looked after by the state. OK, we didn’t have bananas, oranges or Barbie, but I didn’t need them to … Continue reading