ESL (English as a Second Language) courses are now available with Dr Ann Wand starting the week of January 25th. Dr Wand is a certified ESL (English as a Second Language) instructor (TEFL) with over 10 years’ experience working with international students ranging from middle school, high school, to university-aged students, and adults (including Oxford… Continue reading ESL courses available with Dr Ann Wand- Discount until January 25th
By: Matt Ensminger Winter has evolved to mean different things over time. In the past it was a scary period for most people because it was associated with death. Between the cold and sicknesses, desperate carnivores looking for an easy meal, winter was not a time to look forward to for ancient humans. To combat… Continue reading Winter Festivals: Food Traditions of Kurentovanje
*The full story of The Little Decameron was recently published by Legas (New York) and is available now through Amazon. Below is a translated copy of Luigi Capuana’s The Litte Decameron. I wanted to share my experience on re-proposing into English some of Capuana’s humorous stories. Through the use of imagination, we can be… Continue reading A translation of ‘The Little Decameron’, by: Marina Di Stefano
By Dr Maria Vivod Revena was an annual winter custom held on ‘Clean Monday’, the Monday before Ash Wednesday in the Northern Serbian region of Vojvodina. According to the Vojvodinian tradition this Monday was dedicated to cleaning up the house before the Easter-lent: all the ‘fat’-food was to be either eaten or given away (usually… Continue reading Revena – a women’s winter feast from Vojvodina, Serbia
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