I was born into a Czech-English family in Yorkshire, but grew up in Prague and joined Radio Prague International after finishing my Master’s degree. It is a fun job which allows you to cover various topics of which my favourite is history. In my free time I like to read and play floorball.
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“Nothing to be happy about”: Suicide themed calls from Czech seniors doubled last year
Suicide themed phone calls among seniors rose twofold between the years 2021 and 2022, according to Czechia’s helpline for old age people Linka seniorů.
Czechia’s most famous castle opens new spaces and exhibits after major reconstruction
Czechia’s king of castles, Karlštejn, ceremonially opened new spaces for visitors this Friday after a major CZK 164 million reconstruction.
Hořice na Šumave – the South Bohemian town with a far reaching tradition of passion plays
Passion plays have a rich tradition in the South Bohemian town of Hořice na Šumave. The settlement was once the site of some of the largest passion plays in Europe.
Czechia’s art market grew significantly in 2022, breaching several records
Czechia’s art market is growing fast. According to art website Art+ the average cost of a painting sold at auction rose over the past 10 years by 10 percent.
Fanta's Café – Prague Main Train Station’s hidden gem
One of Prague’s iconic cafes has been drawing visitors after a thorough reconstruction that brought back its original Art Nuveau feel.
David Pastrňák becomes second Czech to enter NHL’s “100 Club”
Boston Bruins forward David Pastrňák has become only the second Czech ice hockey player after Jaromír Jágr to score more than 100 points during the regular NHL season.
Contract for Czechia’s EXPO 2025 pavilion ceremonially signed in Prague
Representatives of Czechia and Japan on Thursday ceremonially signed a contract regarding the project of constructing the Czech pavilion at the world EXPO 2025 in Osaka.
Olomouc to host first Worldwide Ukrainian Play Readings performance in Czechia
The Palacký University in Olomouc is taking part in the Worldwide Ukrainian Play Readings, an international project that sees the readings Ukrainian playwrights.
Czechia loses its last Czechoslovak RAF pilot with death of Emil Boček
Last Saturday saw the passing of the last surviving Czechoslovak RAF pilot. Emil Boček died just a month after his 100th birthday.
Iconic Czech shoe brand Botas could be revived by rising newcomer Vasky
Botas, the Czech brand known for its iconic sneakers, which recently fell on hard times and had to cease production at the turn of last year, may yet be resurrected.