I’m Not Sure How I Feel About This

The “World’s Narrowest Gallery” -not sure if it’s official or if this is an OK way to experience art, etc… Photo taken with my tablet in Vienna, Austria, July 2015

Tenacity

This is what I call tenacity. Brasov, Romania May 2016

Prestige in Academia

This message saying “Dean’s Office” at the University of Bucharest in March 2015 caught my eye.  

Traditional Things

I saw this announcement in a window in Bucharest in March 2015. The message says “Traditional Products” – I don’t know why I find it so funny.

School is Made for Bad Children

Our school system, as it is established around the world, has its origins in Prussia, where the government decided to create a system that creates obedient soldiers. It was based on a medieval system of prisons for children, where inmates were punished with having to sit endless hours reading and writing with the goal of…

The Education of Finding X

The world of basic education, meaning primary school, secondary school and high school is a world where most people have to grow up. While some do enjoy it, most children tend to like it less and less as they grow. The topic discussed, it must be added, is the curriculum and not the overall atmosphere…

Why I Don’t Like the Romanian New Wave Cinema

In recent years, Romanian cinema, or the so-called “Romanian New Wave” has seen a rise and has been appreciated and appraised by many people around the world. The pinnacle of this wave of appreciation has probably been the winning of 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days at the Cannes Film Festival. There have been…