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.