Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Life

Martina Navrátilová: 'I cried for a minute, then I knew I had to put the wheels in motion'

The Independent |
20 April 2010

A 53-year-old woman recently diagnosed as having breast cancer might reasonably be expected to take it easy, slow down, take stock. Not Martina Navrátilová.

Baroque for beginners

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
20 April 2010

One of the best tools travellers can take along on a trip is an informed vocabulary for the places they'll be visiting, and three of the best words to keep in mind for any historic European city are Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque.

Respekt Weekly Round-up

Respekt |
19 Apr 2010

Newspapers reported that a strong earthquake had killed hundreds of people in eastern Tibet and that the birthplace of His Holiness the Dalai Lama was in shambles. Steady rain raised river levels. In their 270th Prague derby, Sparta beat Slavia 1:0.

Scaling Sněžka

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
19 April 2010

Peaking at 1602 metres above sea level, Sněžka is the highest mountain in the Czech Republic.

Czechs and Poles: a special relationship

Radio Prague |
19 April 2010

The decision of the Czech Republic to declare two full days of mourning to remember the victims of the air crash in Smolensk was no overreaction.

Prague's vital gay scene

New York Times |
16 April 2010

Two decades after the fall of Communism, Prague's gay community seems to be making up for lost time, turning Vinohrady into the center of what is one of the most vital gay scenes in the former Eastern Bloc.

Snapshots of politics

Prague TV |
16 April 2010

Respekt's Kateřina Šafaříková on Topolánek's demise, Klaus's Russophilia and the election.

Battle over ownership rights sends Prague Golem into hiding

Radio Prague |
16 April 2010

Among the souvenirs that tourists bring back from a visit to Prague are little clay figures of the Golem – a giant linked to one of Prague's best known legends. What few of them know is that there is a fierce battle underway for ownership rights, which has sent a much larger version of the clay monster into hiding.

A cut above

Prague Post |
16 April 2010

Robertson opens a third location in Vinohrady.

The café of hard knocks

Prague Post |
16 April 2010

Prague's incarnation of the Hard Rock Café turned 1 year old 9 April, an occasion marked with predictable pomp and circumstance.

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