Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Romanian Halloween: St. Andrew’s Night

As promised, I will talk now about a very beautiful and dear Romanian celebration: Saint Andrew’s Night, 29 November. It precedes a very important religious celebration for Romania, yes, St. Andrew. The stories and the traditions related to St. Andrew’s … Continue reading

Posted in Day to Day, English | 1 Comment

School, Cats and Sunsets

Winter is finally here… not! The year I decide to move up north is the year it snows in Bucharest before December. Hmmm. Other things happen here though. Yes, most of them are related to school: projects, team presentations, exams, … Continue reading

Posted in Away, Day to Day, English | Leave a comment

Why It Is Cool to Be Romanian

I am not going to talk about the reasons why it is not cool to be Romanian. Either social, political or economical, these reasons are all in the news, read the newspapers if you want to find them out but … Continue reading

Posted in Day to Day, English | Leave a comment

Who am I?

Today in school we talked about “Invisible Norms in the Media” and we went through issues like stereotyping, nationalism, color, identity and dominance. And the teacher made us do a little exercise that consisted in describing our identity in 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Day to Day, English | Leave a comment

November Mood

Another course finished another final paper turned in. I hope that music can be considered a form of transnational protest. Of course this meant a night of working hard and going to bed at 4 am just to wake up … Continue reading

Posted in Day to Day, English | Leave a comment