28 février 2014

The neighbours, the cats and the dog-catchers... :( :(

There is horrific news this evening of an attack on 16 cats in Bucharest - attacks by animals of the two-legged variety I hasten to add. For now, it all still remains rather vague, but here is what happened as I understand it: Once upon a time, an elderly lady who lived in an apartment block at str. Arad nr. 49 in Bucharest looked after 16 pussycats. Some stayed with her indoors whilst others were fed in the courtyard. Unfortunately, the lady became very ill and is currently in hospital. Her nephew either moved into the flat or was... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Sarah in Romania à 21:55 - Commentaires [3] - Permalien [#]

08 février 2014

Farewell to Cicerone Ionitoiu

(Photo source) Oh, how sad... I have just seen a post on the Facebook page of La Maison Roumaine by its president Alexandre Herlea on the recent death of writer, resistance fighter and political prisoner under the communist regime Cicerone Ionitoiu. Here is a translation of Mr Herlea's words: 'Cicerone Aristotel Traian Ionitoiu, the great Romanian anti-communist resistant, died in Paris today, 26th January 2014. La Maison Roumaine announces the death of one of the most representative of Romanian anti-communist resistance fighters at... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Sarah in Romania à 19:14 - Commentaires [5] - Permalien [#]
08 février 2014

Gabriela Moga Lazar

I have just received an e-mail from Simina Lazar who is currently organising an exhibition in Angers of some of the wonderful tapestries created by her mother, artist Gabriela Moga Lazar. She writes, "Moi, je continue avec l’organisation des  expositions de tapisseries de  ma mère, Gabriela Moga Lazar. Maintenant  j’organise une exposition à Angers (la cité de la renaissance de la tapisserie).  Il y a quelques années,  elle a eu déjà une exposition aux environs d’Angers. A l’époque, la conseillère de... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Sarah in Romania à 17:32 - Commentaires [2] - Permalien [#]