Passion of Taste: Acharian Khachapuri

When it comes to food, I become extremely devoted, passionate and involved. I do love both, cooking and tasting of well made food. Mostly I prefer home made food, or near to home made dishes. Thus, cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs that offer such food attracts me me much then others. Busy people are rare visitors…

Art of being trapped

“Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is fine.” ― Honoré de Balzac Yesterday, I was driving home in a pretty windy weather; wind was quite strong and I could hardly keep my car driving properly; I was frightened of being incapable of avoiding the car crash or fight against the wind….

Survivors

To the children of 90s from the post-soviet Georgia Once upon a time a boy was born, and a girl as well, just nearby, in cruel darkness they were born in the hands of fire and war lullaby.   they went to school, not everyday, but everyday they read toilet papers, they fought and they…

Stop Violence Against Women

Today, on November 25, in many towns of Georgia, including the capital city – Tbilisi, people came out to protest violence against women. Quite intensive and diligent stop-violence-campaign was launched about a month ago, following aggressively accelerated femicide in Georgia. Thus, notwithstanding very cold and rainy day, lots of people appeared in up to 30 towns…

Georgia: Batumi Fish Market

If you’re having a holiday in Batumi – seaside town of Georgia, you can visit a Fish Market, not very far from the town center. First you have to go to the Fish Market and choose the kind and amount of fish you wish. Afterwards, you give the fish to the cleaner woman, who will…

Outdoor Cinema at Batumi Botanical Garden

Outdoor cinema or open air cinema is a quite widespread form of entertainment. When Georgia was a part of the Soviet Union, there were number of outdoor cinemas, mostly in the parks of the capital. After collapsing, many things have disappeared from the open air, including the cinema. In last decade, tradition has recovered and…

World Cup Final 2014

Well, I think Germany – Argentina was one of the best world cup finals and simply a really good and intriguing match to watch. Surprisingly, we went to the local Rugby Pub “Arsenal” to watch football. Naturally, pub was full of men, so full that everything from chair to the plate looked masculine. 😀 They were…

Soviet Cars in post-soviet Georgia

Notwithstanding that years passed since the collapse of the Soviet Union and many things have changed since on, still one can easily find soviet cars driving in the streets of the post soviet countries, including Georgia. After the collapse, Germany was the main source of the second hand cars that flooded the country, Opel, Mercedes,…

Bridge [short documentary]

All that matters – love and devotion to the job you are doing –  my short documentary about the dolphin coach girl, living in Batumi, Georgia and working in Batumi Dolphinarium. Enjoy and take as much positive as you can ❤ ❤    

Interior of Violence

Recently, I have participated in the workshop organized by the UN Women on “Gender sensitive reporting and gender based violence”. Afterwards, “Interior of Violence” – exhibition-performance was performed at Marjanishvili Theater, Tbilisi, Georgia. Performance was staged based on the articles and posts provided by the Georgian journalists and bloggers within the framework of the UN Women…

Beyond Sochi by Thomas Dworzak

Recently,  Magnum photographer Thomas Dworzak presented his Photobook “Beyond Sochi” at the Writers’ House in Tbilisi, Georgia. Like the content, design of the book is also very diverse and tempting to stretch every page and check the photos inside, followed by a little bit explanatory textbook by William Dunbar. I shall not post the photos from…