In this episode, we feature an interview from the Hiraeth podcast, a new initiative by a group of writers and artists from Amsterdam which aims to "travel around the world in search of home." In this episode, titled “We Were All Yugoslavians,” Hiraeth host, Monica Perez Vega, talks to guest Kristina about the different forms of migration she has experienced, including coming to the Netherlands as both a refugee and an expat. Kristina’s story truly embodies the concept of Hiraeth, a Welsh word loosely translated as “a longing for home that no longer exists or never was.”
We also hand over the mic to our Managing Director, Emmy McCarthy. In this installment of our recurring segment, Emmy talks about advertising in the Facebook group and why Amsterdam Mamas made the decision to ban self-promotion.