Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sight Yes, Smell No. Thank You Allergy / Daily Prompt: Super Sensitive

This is in response to Daily Prompt: Super Sensitive If you were forced to give up one sense, but gain super-sensitivity in another, which senses would you choose? This Daily Prompt is easier than the rest: I would give up … Continue reading

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Inside The Sour Cherry Jam / Weekly Photo Challenge

This is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside From the series “I know what you did last summer”, here comes a whole range of sour cherry jams and preserves. Why does this fit the Inside Theme of the … Continue reading

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Garfield’s Right! Happy Friday!

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Kundera’s Tech Anxiety: I Want My Novels to Stay True to What Library Is

Milan Kundera explains his anxiety with regard to technology’s influence on human behavior, book digitization and eBooks in general. No book written by Milan Kundera is sold as an eBook nor will it ever be since the author strictly forbids … Continue reading

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Of Dogs and Men. Bucharest Under Siege

How do you manage to terrorize a city capital like Bucharest? No, not with protests. With dogs without owners. A child was attacked by dogs in Bucharest, killed in a central park and practically eaten to the bones some days … Continue reading

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Romania Is No Eldorado. Protests Manage To Upstage Gold Mine Plans

The first time I heard about Canadian company Gabriel Resources and Rosia Montana was in 2005. I was in Cluj-Napoca at the local theater and about to attend a ceremony related to the local industry major actors. And some awards. … Continue reading

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La mer et le creux de ses vagues

L’été chantera sur d’autres rivages… Yes, this blog is a bit digressing and stagnant for many reasons. I am still pondering on whether I should mix French posts with English posts. Will get back on this.

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