TE15 Lithuanian Honey Cake

Undinė Radzevičiūtė

“It’s too bad they didn’t find anyone,” bemoans Nr. 10. “Do you know who she was?” “No.” “A maths teacher. If there would be a funeral, the whole school would come. “

“If the whole school would come, there would be lunch for a hundred people,” she says, wistfully.


Another week goes by. The unexpectedly disappeared/dead teacher turned up: rejuvenated and beautified. If, that is, it’s even possible to look younger and more beautiful when you’re already over sixty. It already seems impossible to do it if you’re over fifty. Impossible and suspicious. And objectionable, says her contemporary from Nr. 10. “How could she?” It turns out, she can. If you win half a million in the lottery and buy long- haired kangaroo furs, and also a ring with an eye of blue


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