Aesthetics of Longing – “One is always at home in one’s past…”

nabokovSerbian countryside and mountains are full of these old and beautiful houses and vernacular architecture. The doors and windows often look like eyes and give these houses a unique personality. Many of them have been forgotten by their owners or they no longer have any. Nature is slowly repossessing them.

Aesthetics of Longing – Burke’s Warning Regarding History

burkeMy hometown of Knin, destroyed by Croatian forces, with the help of NATO, in 1995. They still haven’t rebuilt it and it is practically a ghost town. The town of Knin is known for its castle, which belonged to Romans, Venetians, Serbs, Ottoman Turks, Habsburgs,¬†etc…