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Laundry lines

On a walk through Bor I captured quite a few laundrylines. I promised to post it after I had finished my own pile of laundry. All I can say is, that it was a real battle against nature as the sun was out when I filled my line, but soon after it started pouring with…

By admin 28 September 2017 0

Bor-Home: 7 highlights

“Do you never start the motor when you drive downhill?” I asked when we went down from the house in the mountains. “No, this is the way I have done it for years,” he replied. “I have a family at home waiting…would be nice if I could meet them, alive,” I thought. Happily, we arrived…

By admin 22 September 2017 0

Bor, day 2: Dreamjob

“You look like a real Bible smuggler, Jelle!” Nina said when he unpacked the books out of all corners of the car. He had spread them everywhere: under the chairs and in between our food and clothes just to please the border police. We do not live in communistic times anymore, but the shipping of…

By admin 11 September 2017 0

Bor, day 1: Safely arrived

  4 people, 1 car, 1 border, 480 km, 7 hours in the car, 62 Bibles Safely arrived! We saw the landscape changing; just after the white city of Belgrade, it is turning into more hills. A bit later, we see tiny farmlands: just a few goats or sheep and shepherds, a few square meters…

By admin 10 September 2017 2

A Dazzling Day

We are halfway through a journey across Europe and planning to attend the International Teams Conference in Swabish Gmund. We picked up Judith at her camp in Severin na Kupi, stayed a few days at a camp side in Slovenia, and travelled on to the Netherlands for a funeral and a few other things; here…

By admin 13 August 2017 0

A house burned down and a newborn

Roma life can be very tough. This is what Andrijana, the daughter of our Roma pastor, wrote three weeks ago: “Yesterday, my mom’s sister in Serbia lost her house in a fire. She has five children and the sixth needs to be born this month. So, they do not know where to live anymore, and…

By admin 5 August 2017 1

Thanks to the Teacher(s)

We have a rather unusual schooling situation here. The education for our children has created the hardest bump on the road to making the decision to move to Osijek. But, as we look back on this last year, 2016- 2017 we see that something remarkable has unfolded. When I wrote a post about homeschooling fun…

By admin 27 July 2017 0