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The National find their home crowd in Zagreb

It was one of those concerts where the audience becomes so thoroughly one with the band that the whole gig turns into a giant singalong, interrupted with cheers and screams. “We’ve had three of the best shows we’ve ever had with the band here,” said a slightly touched Matt Berninger, but then added mischievously: “Not … Continue reading

Just like Tom Hanks: Without a passport in the Charles de Gaulle International Terminal

For about half an hour today I thought I’d wind up like Tom Hanks, living at the international terminal of Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. My country hasn’t fallen apart though (OK, at least not today), but I was without a passport. All in this age of heightened security. It started like most other … Continue reading