Monthly Archives: December 2013

Homeward bound: I thank you and I miss you

I had a brother. I could not imagine my life without him. He was the mentor and model of my childhood. He taught me everything I needed to know in my earlier years, things that I still remember today: how … Continue reading

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Mixing traditional Christmas dishes and feeling richer!

We left our country about 14 years ago. The first thing we missed in Brussels was the traditional food. We did not give up and we looked around for the specific ingredients, so little by little we managed to get … Continue reading

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Music, a language everybody understands: “What kind of bird are you if you can’t fly?”

I got familiar with the music basics, both theory and common knowledge, in primary school. Back then in Romania the primary school was in two cycles: elementary and gymnasium. Each of them lasted four years. I learned to read musical … Continue reading

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Music, a language everybody understands: The most fascinating musical instrument

I listened to the first recorded music on the village radio station. The station was managed by the Post office that got a sort of magnifier device to distribute the sound to a network of speakers installed in the people’s … Continue reading

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