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January 11th, 2017
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On ice-skiing and feeling rather lost & disoriented (#projectBrno blog post)

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Date:January 11th, 2017 02:42 am (UTC)
Interesting post about the disconnect of the emigre. I don't often feel that strongly disconnected, but then I'd studied the language (and culture) of Japan for a number of years before moving here.

You might find Eva Hoffman's book "Lost in Translation" an interesting read (nothing to do with the Sophia Coppola film). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eva_Hoffman

Could you learn to use lj-cut tags on long posts?
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Date:January 17th, 2017 12:48 pm (UTC)

I didn't think anyone much used their actual friends view any more. You do? *Surprised*

I did study the culture and so on, but only trivially shallowly -- but then again, it's much more European, and indeed, more Westernised than many of the Slavs, I'm told. Czechoslovakia was the easternmost extreme of the European beer/wine belt, for instance -- east of here, and indeed north, it's vodka land. Do Not Want.
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