Category: Croatian

Scattered thoughts…

If baby brain is an actual thing then holiday brain is too. The less I have to think about the less I am able to do so. The less I cook complicated meals the less I am even able to remember exactly what I used to cook. Fresh local seafood, vegies picked from the neighbour’s ...

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Holidaze…

Two weeks and a few days into our trip I have to say it’s bloody good to be back. Croatia is the country but Dalmatia is where we’re at. And not just us judging by all the foreign number plates, from Germany, Poland, Hungary, The Netherlands, Finland, Italy, Austria, Romania, and Bulgaria being the most ...

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You Might Be Croatian If…

*The other day as I was doing some blog housekeeping I came across what was, at the time it was published, one of my most popular posts, Growing Up Croatian. And as I skimmed through it, it occurred to me that it was only partially complete. There was so much I left out, forgot about, ...

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Oh, How The Truth Hurts

I begin this post unsure as to whether I will even publish it. For while I share a lot of my life here, I try to avoid venting about those times family members piss me off. We all have various family drama’s that play out from time to time. After all, sharing DNA with someone ...

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Growing Up Croatian.

I seem to have been coming across a lot of references lately regarding “being Croatian”. Just lots of little comments and observations, and it got me to thinking about those things that we, the children and grandchildren of Croatian migrants, were raised with. The things that we regarded as perfectly normal, but the kind of ...