What Science Tells Us About Good and Evil – www.nationalgeographic.com

I have included a link about an article about good and evil. It talks about empathy and psychopathy but also how ordinary people do evil things and  how empathy isn’t enough, as some people turn away to protect themselves. It relates to both my project about my father and also my project about childlessness. It … More What Science Tells Us About Good and Evil – www.nationalgeographic.com

Learning Slovenian

I’m amazed, I only started Slovenian evening classes in September, to help me with the project about my father and to try and have a conversation with him in Slovenian before he dies. Well, I have just looked over my posts and was astonished to find I understood some of the quotes that I wrote … More Learning Slovenian

My father’s State Police files and diaries written during the war at age 16.

How I wish I could understand Slovenian to read my father’s diaries and police files! I’m learning but it’s going to take some years. In the meantime, I will have to use a translator. It may be quite a job, as my father used a mixture of languages, mostly Slovenian, including very old words not … More My father’s State Police files and diaries written during the war at age 16.

Georgia O’Keefe exhibition brings inspiration for my projects

Georgia O Keeffe- Black Place III 1944 I haven’t been a huge fan of Georgia O’Keeffe, but I found her exhibition at the Tate Modern surprisingly inspiring for my projects- “the death of Hope” and  “My father’s land” I have been struggling with trying to find a way of representing my father’s experience of the … More Georgia O’Keefe exhibition brings inspiration for my projects

Rest dignified on sacred ground my brother and together we will find the path to the blessing of reconciliation

These photos were taken on the eve of All Saints’ day 2015 in Žale cemetery, Ljubljana. The tradition is to spend two nights honouring the dead. All the cemeteries are lit up from the candles. These photos are taken of the remembrances from the civil war and Second World War in Yugoslavia. The first is for … More Rest dignified on sacred ground my brother and together we will find the path to the blessing of reconciliation