One of the rare blogs which I follow with some sort of regularity these days is Croatian pollitika. It is political blog modelled after Daily Kos, but it has ideologically more diverse set of contributors.
Vibor Kalogjera, young Croatian diplomat who had lost his job
over too much indiscretion in his blog, has returned to Croatian blogosphere.
His new blog Xpolitika offers views on many
current issues (CIA flights, war crimes affair in Osijek etc.).
A lot has happened since the start of the year. You may
judge that by the scarcity of posts since the start of the year.
Silvio Berlusconi has lost an election. Vesna Škare-Ožbolt (Vesna
Skare-Ozbolt)got booted from her post of Croatian justice minister only to have
her vengeance by depriving HDZ of victory at Velika Gorica local elections.
Severina Vučković (Severina Vuckovic) won the right to represent Croatia at
Eurovision Song Contest. Vazmenko Pervan, the winner of Survivor Croatia, began
writing his own blog.
Even before 2006 started, I had began writing for this site.
This explains why I don't have as much time for updating
this blog as I had before.
I'll nevertheless try to make some kind of semi-regular
updates on weekly or (more likely) bi-weekly basis.
Again I interrupt my long blogging pause with a news related
to Croatian blogosphere.
Stipe Juras, young journalist from Zadar has interviewed
young and talented singer Ivana Radovniković (Ivana Radovnikovic) for his blog.
The interview - apart from Ms. Radovniković's admission of
being "honoured, but otherwise unaffected" in the hypothetical scenario
of Janica Kostelić's (Janica Kostelic's) romantic advances - reveals that the
Zadar chanteuse used to prefer alternative music to mainstream pop in her early