I had the pleasure of enjoying a few of Laura Pauna’s online performances. Below I wrote a a short story inspired by Enescu’s Suite Ancienne to accompany Laura Pauna’s vivid interpretation. Stories inspired by music. Enjoy!Continue reading “Words on Enescu’s Suite Ancienne Performed by Laura Pauna”
Enjoy a lesson in kindness with The Lion and the Mouse, an ancient fable retold here with some humor, for children and adults alike.Continue reading “The Lion and the Mouse, a Fable for Children”
Another incredible list of Afrikaans Idioms, their English equivalent and meaning, because we like them and need them so! Patience, repetition, making connections with expressions already known as well as with visual clues are key to understanding idioms, as some are easier to decode and grasp than others.
40 + Incredible Afrikaans Idioms sorted A to Z, with English equivalents and meaning.Continue reading “40 + Incredible Afrikaans Idioms with English Equivalents and Meaning”
Because idioms can be fun, here are 6 phrases linguistically identical in Afrikaans, German, English and Romanian, with a little historical background too. How else? 🙂Continue reading “6 Idioms Linguistically Identical in Afrikaans, German, English and Romanian”
South Africans were gifted with surprising snow near Karoo recently, so I invite you to a Christmas in July with fresh images of snow, a Christmas tree from Bucharest and some magical doors for Thursday Doors.Continue reading “Surprising Snow North of Karoo, a Christmas in July”