Happy New Year 2013 / New Year's Traditions

Any New Year’s Traditions You’d Like to Share? I have 10.

This New Year’s Eve, the discussions here in Bucharest, Romania centered around traditions (customs, superstitions) about the New Year. Such as . . . 1. The noise drives away evil spirits. So bring on the fireworks!! 2. You’re supposed to eat fish. Don’t know exactly why. It’s easier on the body than the pork we … Continue reading

Leonard Cohen

I’m Your Woman

I was listening to Radio Romania Cultural the other day, to poetry readings somewhere in Bucharest. I was thinking how much poets talk to God. It surprised me, because the poetry pages of literary magazines are filled with sexuality. And yet these guys on the radio were turning to God again and again. What’s the … Continue reading