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Revena – a women’s winter feast from Vojvodina, Serbia

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

That time they told me I had a stammer in Italian, so I thought I would speak three other languages

By Giada Perini I was about eight years old when the first signs of my stammer started to show. I remember clearly  being able to read out loud in front of all my classmates with no problem at all, and then one day, for no clear reason, things started to become difficult. My reading was… Continue reading That time they told me I had a stammer in Italian, so I thought I would speak three other languages

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