Tag Archives: Romania

Ceramic, a long-lasting connection with my childhood

Whenever I see a piece of ceramic I remember my earlier years in the village I grew up. As children we were surrounded by mugs, plates, different recipients for cooking, jars, bowls, recipients for wine and even recipients for pickles, … Continue reading

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The fall of the wall which changed my life

I was 30 when the Berlin Wall fell. Nine months later our daughter was born and life was full of hopes. Many people believed that, with the fall of the Berlin wall, the other walls ingrained in people’ minds are … Continue reading

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Limba română sau întoarcerea acasă prin cuvinte

Am răspuns invitației unei colege de a contribui la Ziua europeană a blogurilor multilingve cu un articol în limba mea maternă. Cum scriu mai rar în românește s-ar putea să mai scap câte o greșeală pe ici, pe acolo, mai … Continue reading

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Către Barbados, insula fără ape curgătoare: Vestea cea mare

Era în octombrie 1999 când am primit vestea cea mare: urma să mă deplasez cu familia, pentru 10 zile în Barbados, ca să participăm la un program de activități cu toți nominalizații la premiile Cable & Wireless Childnet Awards 2000. … Continue reading

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Glasgow: La porțile nordului

În noiembrie 1999 am vizitat orașul Glasgow în urma unei invitații de a mă alătura echipei proiectului European Festivals and Traditions, al cărui website e încă în viață. Era deja un proiect celebru, cu școli participante din multe țări care … Continue reading

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The Four Seasons of my Earlier Years: Winter Customs and Traditions (2)

Being too little to join the groups going carolling, I only watched them performing and tried to learn the music and certain lyrics by heart to be able to become one of the group members one day. I remember the … Continue reading

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A culture of measuring twice and cutting once: Early years (Part 2)

The village where I was born was split in two parts by a river. The river had high margins and the water flowed quietly, unless no storms or heavy rains made the water grow and run at a higher speed. … Continue reading

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