There were many times in the life of philanthropist Dr Jan Telensky that he thought he might never be able to return home.
George Orwell’s quote ‘all revolutions are failures’ has often been used on the anniversaries of the Velvet Revolution and the subsequent the fall of the Berlin Wall marking the collapse of the Soviet empire.
List of the important events as they have happened around the world in 1989.
This is by Franklin Orosco who tells of his arrival in Slovakia in 1989…
The story of a young man who died almost two decades before freedom arrived.
In some ways this man was the architect of peace before the gentle revolution… but his death for many leaves unanswered questions
In 1989 on a grey November day, thousands of students gathered in the Czechoslovak capital, Prague, to recognise International Students’ Day.
To whom it may concern: It has come to my attention that Britain (aka England in this context) is perceived or portrayed as a festering cesspit of racist bile and behaviour and you wouldn’t try to make a life in the country unless you were a demented fish or cloud. […]
Is this the most cynical ad of the year? Has the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Sheffield lost any sense of Christmas spirit in a mad rush to cash-in almost SIX MONTHS ahead of the festive season? Their advert – publicised on Linked-in – reads “only 158 days left until […]
In recent years we have seen many dark days indeed down in the UK’s gutter. No matter how pointless the Leveson inquiry into the morals and actions of the British Press, its political fog has descended over journalism. And, like the London smog used to, it seems set to be […]