Why Peter Chikoyi loves Bulgaria as much as Zambia

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Zambia and Bulgaria are two completely different places with all kinds of differences from climate to social environment. Yet. when it comes to me, share a lot with these two wonderful nations – one where I was born, and the other where I am being nurturedNo matter where you are, love and respect are all you need to feel at home.

-Peter Chikoyi

Almost 30 years ago, when under difficult circumstances I had to leave my hometown in Zambia to live in Bulgaria, I was naturally scared. Initially, it did seem hard to live in a new cultural environment with a different climate and new people. Continue reading “Why Peter Chikoyi loves Bulgaria as much as Zambia”

Release of vol. II, stories from Europe and Africa, on 22 April

We are extremely excited to announce that A Pocketful of Dreams: vol. II, Europe and Africa is being released on 22 April.

Eighteen storytellers from UK, Scotland, Ireland, Russia, Armenia, Belgium, France, Italy, Hungary, Denmark, Russia, Romania, Iran, Morocco, Mauritius, Egypt, and Zambia are sharing intriguing stories of drama, dreams, and hope.

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Why Jaya Sengupta from India was inspired to initiate the Magic Diary Project

jaya-senguptaIn July 2015,  a Coursera course I attended turned out to be transformational for me. A wonderful instructor, a lovely bunch of participants, and a creative, engaging environment of learning and sharing — it was an intense, inspiring association. I absorbed its multi-cultural experience with great delight, seeing things with a lens I never did before. So many people, so many ideas, and yet we were more similar than dissimilar really, I realized. That is when an idea struck me. Why not come together to create a book or a diary, give wings to our narratives across the globe, and forge a new wave of understanding?  And so, a desire was sown, which eventually blossomed into A Pocketful of Dreams…

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Why Peter Chikoyi loves Bulgaria as much as Zambia

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Zambia and Bulgaria are two completely different places with all kinds of differences from climate to social environment. Yet. when it comes to me, share a lot with these two wonderful nations – one where I was born, and the other where I am being nurturedNo matter where you are, love and respect are all you need to feel at home.

-Peter Chikoyi

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