More on Lithuania

I blogged a while back about the Lithuanian trip back in June, but I was working on my photos last night, in a quiet period after my grandchildren had gone to bed and before one of them puked voluminously over everything. The succeeding cleaning mayhem stopped my photo editing rather quickly. But I digress.

Here’s the Lithuanian-Australian poet Lidiya Simkuté, who gave fine dramatic readings everywhere we went:

This is David Robakidze, a mesmeric Georgian poet:

And here’s a group of us outside the Miskinas house, a wonderfully atmospheric place to give a reading.

One of the things that impressed Eleanor and I was seeing the Saltire flying beside the flags of Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Georgia. It fair got to us.

Eleanor now tells me the festival has been blogged in Lithuanian (or is it a website?) Here is a link, and here is another one.


About sunnydunny

Poet, publisher, gardener
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3 Responses to More on Lithuania

  1. Rachel Fox says:

    On voluminous puke…how do small children produce so much? And why is it always on clean duvet covers and sheets?

  2. Colin Will says:

    Rachel, you are psychic. How did you know that’s where it landed? (plus the carpet, her clothes etc etc)

  3. Rachel Fox says:

    Psychic…psychiatric…psychotic…it’s all in the diagnosis…

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