28 décembre 2007
Wow! What an incredible Christmas it's been! It all began with a night train to Cluj. After a student breakfast of coffee, bread and nutella, we hit the road and made it to Sighet in four and a half hours. Mariana was waiting with a huge lunch (the shape of things to come), heaps of news, and her usual loveliness. Boy, was it cold! The sub-zero temperature hit me with a thwack in the chops - It was even too cold for snow, despite the blanket covering the mountains just an hour away. Christmas Eve was a quiet day, so Mariana decided... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2007
Dear Everyone, Well, this is it. 'Deck the halls with boughs of holly, falalalalaaaaaaa lalalala!...' etc... I leave in an hour and will be back in Bucharest on Thursday 28th December all being well. It's been a hectic week despite no work, and has gone by in a bit of a whirl. Hat shopping with Ruth, Pre-Christmas with dear Lucia and George, the carol service at the Anglican Church (how lovely to can belto the carols that reminded me so much of St. Paul's and Christmas's past...) with Gaby and drinks afterwards with... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2007
May I present Gradinitsa (Kindergarten in Romanian), the site for our 'partner' association also based in France and here in Romania, managed by Lidia Bloc - an incredible lady full of energy, courage and determination. Gradinitsa is active at the creche as well as elsewhere. Please go to the link and check it out!