24 Hours in Dubrovnik (Part 2)

My husband Tony and I visited Croatia in December 2004. It was my first visit, but not so for Tony. He was returning to his homeland after an absence of more than 40 years!  Having just 7 days to spend visiting Split, Dubrovnik and Korčula, all in Dalmatia and with connections to Tony’s family and early childhood, time […] Read more…

24 Hours in Dubrovnik (Part 1)

My husband and I visited Croatia in mid-December 2004. It was my first visit, but not so for Tony. He was returning to his homeland after an absence of more than 40 years!  Having just 7 days to spend visiting Split, Dubrovnik and Korčula, all in Dalmatia and with connections to Tony’s family and early childhood, time […] Read more…

Home cooking: Croatian style

My husband, Tony, was born in Croatia. His family moved to Australia in the 1950s. When I met him, at University, I was immediately attracted to him, but when he told me that he and his family came from Croatia – that he was born there – I didn’t believe him. It was not until […] Read more…

Staffroom antics

  At Bundaberg State High School where Tony was a teacher, he shared a staffroom with four other male teachers. They were all science teachers; a couple taught mathematics as well. Often, during breaks, they had lively discussions, which covered a whole range of topics – politics, religion, science, the nature of truth, sport, hobbies, […] Read more…

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