Czech – Part Three

Czech – Part Three

Three times now I’ve encountered pianos in public places in Prague. One, a rather plain old upright in a sheltered passageway near the national theater, was being played by a rather scruffy young woman – pounding out ragtime.

Czech – Part Two

Czech – Part Two

When I speak to a Czech audience, I always begin by saying: “Omlo valm say – Nem lu veem Chesky.” I’m sorry, but I do not speak Czech. Then my mischievous interpreter always says, in perfect English, “He says he is sorry, but he doesn’t speak Czech.”