Presidential elections will be held in Czech Republic.
The Czech Greens come together this weekend to hold their congress, after their great result in the elections a few weeks ago.
Although we only spend few hours with them, it nevertheless gave me a first little insight into their work, their history and the topics on which they are working. Every stop had its specialty, its personality, its events.
Strana zelenych wants clean air, clean water and clean politics or shall we say....'clean laundry'?
The Czech Greens are a smaller part of the European Green Party network, but that has not limited their inventiveness. In the corner of the meeting room, they had a mannequin with one of their recent t-shirts - a superhero style design of two hands ripping open his shirt to expose the Green logo underneath. It is no stretch to see this comes from Superman. And the incognito sense of self that, just under the skin, you find a Green.
As you read all our blogs you will see that already each of us is going to have a very specific field in mind. Mine is going to be gender, women's everyday life, and making people aware of the challenge of an ageing population in Europe.
When I awoke to find the water closet, the car that was adjoined to our sleeper car was….well….different shall we say. The car that I was considering taking a nap in was well on its way to Warsaw.