Serbian Biscuits in Kosovo

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“This is a story from Kosovo. As you know there’s an issue between Serbia and Albania, and most Kosovo is now populated with Albanian people, but the west part is more complicated, because it’s full of villages which are Albanian, Serbian, Albanian, Serbian, so all the way, all the roads – it’s a mix of population, and they mostly hate … Continue reading “Serbian Biscuits in Kosovo”


Grandpa’s School

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“My ancestral village was in Cilicia. They were a family of priests. During the massacres of Adana, the elders of the family were murdered, only the children survived. And they grew up speaking Turkish, so my grandfather’s parents were native speakers of Turkish. After 1923, they arrived in Lebanon where they settled down for good. Grandpa used to share memories … Continue reading “Grandpa’s School”