Inspirational Interview: Bogdan Romanica – Youth Leader

Dear friends, I am so delighted and happy to present to you the next person! :) Bogdan has done (and keeps doing!) so many wonderful things for our Romanian youths and I could not be more proud to share this interview with you all! I met Bogdan for the very first time in the Spring […]

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Inspirational Interview: Monica Hrinca – Photographer

Hello dear friends, Monica is a young photographer born in Romania who at the moment is living in Dortmund, Germany, where she is working and studying to further her degree and consolidate her photographic skills. With a keen eye for details and beauty, her passion for photography started early on and developed naturally. I met […]

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Inspirational Interview: Alexandra Matei – Human Rights Consultant

Dear Friends, Alexandra Matei is a 24 year old passionate and enthusiastic young woman with 7 years work experience in the non-profit sector. She is also a trainer and consultant on peace issues and youth leadership. She has managed to work for the Council of Europe on youth rights, set-up her own NGO and was […]

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Inspirational Interview: Rebecca Lawn – Journalist

Dear Friends, Miss Rebecca Lawn is a freelance journalist that is currently based in London, UK. She has managed to live in more than 4 countries for various periods of time, get involved (through her work and by volunteering) in important social projects, and managed to become a successful freelance journalist, all by the age […]

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Presenting: The Inspirational Interview Series

Dear Friends, During my lifetime and my travels, I have often met many wonderful people that have inspired me, through their lives and their choices, to do and be better. At first glance, they seemed simple, ordinary people, just like me and you. Nothing special about them. :) Spending time with and around them though, […]

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Marie Madeleine Gautier’s Women

In today’s media, where women are captured having mostly standard sizes, shapes and if possible, the same type and hair color, Marie’s sculptures are a breath of fresh air! they are candid, joyful, honest and above all, liberating. I got introduced to her work in Venice, Italy, in 2007. I was visiting an obscure art […]

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Prayer to the Universe

Somewhere in Virginia, USA. 2008 Today’s thoughts… I am casting my dreams and hopes into the unknown, with full force and hope, knowing that everything is already mine. I stretch and I reach, for I know that within me lies the power of accomplishing anything and becoming more myself with each passing moment.  I keep […]

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2011: A New Year’s Thoughts

A new year! :) Don’t you just love the promise of a new beginning? That tempts you with  new possibilities? So many new things to change/do/accomplish? And doesn’t that just make you feel all giddy and joyous inside? Like you just can reinvent yourself truly this time, make the trip around  the sun really worth […]

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Romanian Fall and Gustav Klimt

Central Park. Gherla, Cluj County, Romania. Late October 2010 I took this photo during my last trip to Romania because the colors of the leaves and the shades on the trees reminded  me so much of one of Klimt’s paintings. Here it is: Gustav Klimt, “Beech Forest”, 1902. Dresden, Germany, Museum of Modern Art. I […]

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“You must learn….” – Ethel Barrymore

“You must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about — the more you have left when anything happens” Ethel Barrymore

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