The first time I visited Lithuania, pastor Valdas picked me up from the Šiauliai (pronounced “show-lie”) train station and asked, “You want to see something unique? We have a little time before our meeting.”
Not all ottomans are created equal. There are those that do double duty,” boasts Palliser Furniture’s website. Indeed, Palliser CEO since 1984 Art DeFehr has turned his upholstered furniture into a cushion for victims of war and disaster.
Celebrations marked two decades since the walls came down separating Communist Eastern Europe and the West. And a celebration is just on the horizon for a remarkable institution in Lithuania – it, too, owes its existence to walls that came down.