Articles by: Peter Balkus
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“Saying No to defeat is the only way to survive” – Interview with Natascha Kampusch

February 21, 2017 5:09 pm1 comment
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I spoke with Natascha Kampusch, Austrian girl who was kidnapped at the age of 10 and held captive in a cellar for eight and a half years. She escaped her captor in 2006. Her new book “10 Years Of Freedom” will be published in England in April this year. Peter […]

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“The Duchess is the anti-Kardashian” – Interview with Charlotte who runs blog about Kate Middleton

August 25, 2016 4:44 pm0 comments
“The Duchess is the anti-Kardashian” – Interview with Charlotte who runs blog about Kate Middleton

I spoke with Charlotte, a blogger who runs Duchess Kate Blog, a website about Duchess Of Cambridge Kate Middleton. The whole interview below. Peter Balkus: Your blog is all about Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton. Why Her? When did you “fall in love” with Kate? Charlotte: The British Royal family […]

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“No pressure” is our way – Interview with JE from German psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders

May 17, 2016 7:53 pm0 comments
“No pressure” is our way – Interview with JE from German psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders

I spoke with JE, member of a new wave of heavy psychedelic spacerock band Black Space Riders from Germany. They released this year intriguing album “Refugeeum” and brand new EP “Beyond Refugeeum”. Peter Balkus: Your band Black Space Riders is based in Germany. Please tell us more about how the […]

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“Culture is the core of my brand” – Interview with a fashion designer Amy Newton

June 25, 2015 10:22 am0 comments
“Culture is the core of my brand” – Interview with a fashion designer Amy Newton

“Founder of CULTRO Amy Newton was born in London UK and has been an NYC native for the last 7 years. She has always celebrated the spirit of diverse cultures and, being a true city girl, wanted to bring those two aspects together. CULTRO clothing signifies a cultural and metropolitan […]

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“There’s nothing wrong with good old tapes” – Interview with Gaz Richards, funder of D.I.Y. cassette label Solid 7 Records

May 3, 2015 7:26 pm0 comments
“There’s nothing wrong with good old tapes” – Interview with Gaz Richards, funder of D.I.Y. cassette label Solid 7 Records

Gaz Richards is the funder of Solid 7 Records, a D.I.Y cassette label, releasing on tapes his own recordings, along with other music that interests him. We chatted about his label, his “relationship” with cassettes, tapes’ comeback and new recording technology. Piotr Balkus: What was the main reason you decided […]

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Terrific Fun – Interview with actor David Wayman

March 16, 2015 11:40 am0 comments
Terrific Fun – Interview with actor David Wayman

David Wayman is a North London born actor who made his feature-film début in British Zombie Movie ‘The Dead Inside’.  He was cast as ‘Tom’ in BAFTA winner Martin Gooch’s film “Death – It’s a Mystery” (2011). More recently, he has played lead roles in romantic comedy “Art Ache” and ghost story […]

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‘Men have ruled the world for too long’ – Interview with Swedish feminist politician Veronica Svärd

August 3, 2014 1:00 pm6 comments
‘Men have ruled the world for too long’ – Interview with Swedish feminist politician Veronica Svärd

‘Men’s violence against women causes more death than all military conflicts in the world. It is the worst form of oppression of women, and of course Sweden, like everywhere else, does not stand free from this global insecurity matter’ – says Veronica Svärd, candidate to the Swedish parliament for Feminist Initiative.  Below you […]

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“I only spray people I admire” – Interview with urban street artist Pegasus

November 28, 2013 2:11 pm0 comments
“I only spray people I admire” – Interview with urban street artist Pegasus

Pegasus is an American urban street artist based in London. His stencilled pieces display an ironic and sometimes controversial portrayal of popular culture’s most recognizable icons. He has worked in the north, south and east London areas, most notably in Islington, Camden, Hackney, Shoreditch and Lambeth. He paints unauthorised art […]

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