Excerpt from Transcript: First Generation Lithuanian Male

(Photo: Manchester Lithuanian club in the early days) This is an excerpt of a transcript from a First Generation Lithuanian man I interviewed in the North West of England in 1998.  The transcript has been edited for readability purposes, and for purposes of confidentiality. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Can you just give me a bit of background about the circumstances under which you left Lithuania and how you … Continue reading Excerpt from Transcript: First Generation Lithuanian Male

The Rings of My Tree Book Review

I recently read The Rings of my Tree: A Latvian Woman’s Journey by Jane Cunningham, and want to share with you how brilliant I thought the book was.  It is quite unique in that although it is written as a memoir in the first person, it is not about Jane Cunningham the author, but about Mirdza, a Latvian who Jane has known as a good neighbour … Continue reading The Rings of My Tree Book Review