Strong Winds Batter the Czech Republic – UPC building loses some roof tiles

Roof Watch 12th March: The roof has been repaired! Roof Watch 18:25 11th March 2019: As night falls over the UPC building, the hole in the roof and slipped tile are barely visible through the darkness - but remain. Roof Watch update 15:07 11th March 2019: UPC replied: Thank you for letting us know. Our … Continue reading Strong Winds Batter the Czech Republic – UPC building loses some roof tiles

50 years ago Jan Palach set himself on fire in front of the National Museum, Prague

From the desk of our guest writer Rick Manore: 50 years ago, on January 16th, Philosophy Student, Jan Palach, inspired by Vietnamese Buddhist monks, set himself on fire in front of the National Museum in protest not because of the Soviet Occupation nor the quashing of The Prague Spring uprising, but because of what he … Continue reading 50 years ago Jan Palach set himself on fire in front of the National Museum, Prague