Matriky Monday: A boy named Maria?

We are rebooting a fun series and calling it “Matriky Monday”! This will be a weekly quiz which you can take to test your Czech genealogy skills. Got a suggestion for a record for this series? Send me a message! A special shout out to Michaela Horňáková whose excellent work inspired this post. You can Read more about Matriky Monday: A boy named Maria?[…]

Guest Review: Pub in the Glade, performed by the Cimrman English Studio at Žižkov Theatre of Jára Cimrman, Štítného 5, Prague 3.

By Tracy A. Burns. English speakers in Prague can get acquainted with the highly praised plays about the fictional character Jára Cimrman, who was chosen the Greatest Czech in a survey in 2005 and who has greatly influenced Czech culture. The Cimrman English Theatre performs three of the Cimrman works in English – The Stand-In (Záskok), Conquest of the Read more about Guest Review: Pub in the Glade, performed by the Cimrman English Studio at Žižkov Theatre of Jára Cimrman, Štítného 5, Prague 3.[…]

Cesta z Čech až na konec světa: část druhá

For the first part of this series, see část první here. If you don’t want to bother with that, the gist is that my husband and I are riding a time traveling bike across the Czech lands. We started in the geographical center of Europe in Kouřim and have not stopped since.  On 3 May 1653 Read more about Cesta z Čech až na konec světa: část druhá[…]