I haven’t been able to return to Hungary since 1987, but I keep in mind some occurrences that just won’t happen again.
Although nowadays it’s a very livable city, Taipei in the 1980s was a pretty messy place to live.
After two and a half months of lockdown, one June 1st the autonomous community Valencia entered phase two of the transition process, back to normality after the strict pandemic lockdown since mid-March. Although some businesses did so earlier, all the survivors have now reopened. Of course, this includes those run by foreigners. Nowadays, the Chinese […]
Two young British soldiers surrendered to my father during the Battle of Dunkirk. Others weren’t so lucky…
Nowadays, getting excellent medical help in Taiwan is actually the norm. But 30 years ago, a scooter accident went tragically wrong…
In the 1980s, people in Taiwan were still proud of their Chinese cultural heritage. Sometimes, I mentioned places in Europe which also have an impressive history, like Cyprus.
It’s very unpleasant to deal with gas, water and electricity companies in Valencia. Here’s the gas story!
I arrived in Taiwan for the first time in 1988. This is the first posting about those good old days.
Due to the current virus pandemic, this year’s WW II Victory Parade in Moscow had to be postponed. The special meaning of this historical event remains unchanged, though.
There’s hardly any controversy about Germany’s unconditional surrender in May 1945 anymore, but that’s mostly due to a very selective view of history.