In case you missed it, this was my January
U slučaju da ste propustili, ovo je bio moj januar
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I’m sitting here reflecting back on this first month of the year. It’s been a busy one thats for sure. Well busy for me. I have intentionally started breaking my relationship with Instagram. My wife Tamara handles that platform well. Recently, I thought that I could keep the account for research only, but, to be honest, as soon as the app opens, I fall down the rabbit hole. My IG account will stay open, but with a holding post, so those that want to know where I have migrated to, will have a link to follow to me on Substack. To be honest, having looked at referral traffic to this Substack, hardly any comes from Instagram, so …… Tamara will become the researcher and forward links to cool Balkan Stories for me.
Talking of Balkan Stories.
My good friend Christoph Baumgarten is a journalist based in Vienna. His blog, “Balkan Stories”, is a German language resource (he does have posts in English as well), of great articles about the wider western balkan region
His passion for all things “Balkan” could eclipse mine! Is that at all possible? Discuss?
I really would recommend checking his blog out. If you are interested in the Balkans it is a great read. Christoph isn’t on Substack yet, but maybe if you sent him a mail he might, anyway, click on the image below ⬇️ to get to see/read his amazing content.
A few years ago, during a visit to Banja Luka, Christoph and I sat down to catch up, as fellow Balkan Content creators do 😀, and recorded a podcast.
I have been using the Notes option that comes as part of the Substack platform. To read my notes you can click on the tab in the navigation bar. Also, you can follow me on notes without Subscribing to Coffee and Rakija (although it would be great if you would), it’s FREE so why not?
Here are a selection of some of our posts we published in January on Notes here on Substack ⬇️
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