The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)

One of the beautiful things about blogging is that you meet awesome people who are interested in similar topics as you are. Because of my recent interest in sewing I got to know Tierney and her quilts stories. Tierney nominated me to the Liebster award - and here I am, answering her call! Answer the … Continue reading The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)

My first reading marathon: Stay Home Reading Rush

The time has come to participate in my first readathon ever. I found out about The Reading Rush from Ariel Bissett's Youtube channel and the timing was perfect for me: 3 out of 4 days of the event overlapped with the Orthodox Easter celebration. I had no excuse to not join! 🙂 § How is … Continue reading My first reading marathon: Stay Home Reading Rush

How to support bookstores & other small businesses during #socialdistancing

We live in troubling times. A virus managed to get us all indoors, working from home, spending our free time at home. The first ones impacted are the business that were actually bringing a ray of sunshine in our days. How can we help? Here are 5 ideas, most of them inspired by what I've seen in Romania in the past days.

Recenzie teatru: Împăratul muștelor de William Golding (Teatrul Excelsior)

În luna februarie am fost la piesa "Împăratul muștelor", bazată pe cartea omonimă scrisă de William Golding. Am ajuns pe pagina Teatrului Excelsior în urma unei recomandări de la un bun prieten care deja văzuse piesa, iar entuziasmul lui a fost suficient pentru a rezerva biletele la teatru fără să stăm pe gânduri.

Theatre review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Few days before Christmas we went to our last theatre-related event of 2019 - "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" at Bucharest National Theatre. Once again, we went with no expectations and no idea what the play was about. We received the recommendation from a trustworthy source and we just went for … Continue reading Theatre review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Let’s talk about book reviews: Do you read reviews of books you haven’t heard of?

Today I would like to share with you something I've been thinking about for quite a long time - it's about reading reviews of books I haven't heard of (and here I include also reviews of books written by authors I haven't heard of). In a nutshell, if I do not recognize the book nor … Continue reading Let’s talk about book reviews: Do you read reviews of books you haven’t heard of?