A blue devil passed by A song to go with it here. It is said that when a ship loses her captain, she’d fly blue flags. Today, when a ship is flying the ‘Blue Peter’ in port, she’s actually calling its crew to embark for departure: ‘All persons should report on board as the vessel …
‘Angst‘, noun: a feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the state of the world in general. ‘Angst is the word for fear in German, Dutch, and Danish. It comes from the same Indo-European root (meaning tight, constricted, painful) that gave us anguish, anxiety, and anger. (…) Are you …
How I learned to tell oranges apart in the year 2000.
1981 I went to kindergarten. Aunt Ann, who ran this kindergarten, had survived forced labour in a coal mine.
In 1936, a linden tree was planted in a Bucharest garden in 1936; it still lives on.
The grandfather of the guy who planted it came to Romania in 1860.
2016 One mild autumn day I was running through the streets that managed to escape the massive demolitions for the civic center in the 80es…
The life of a beautiful piece of industrial architecture from the early 20th century is firmly linked to the history of the island of Thassos.
The last Saxon left in a Transylvanian village guards the church and tells the story of it’s Green Man.
The life and adventures of our bold hero Tilly-the-Traveler.
Swiss great grandma’s stories after living in Romania for half a century.