Life's journeys: Language, culture, communication

Tag: stories

  • Excited about my upcoming book

    I’ve been putting the finishing touches on the English-language manuscript of our travel guide for Timisoara European Capital of Culture 2023 and am still amazed at how interconnected the history of my hometown is with the rest of Central and Western Europe. But I also noticed something intriguing about the city’s bridges!Did you know that…

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  • Quote of the day

    “But being a victim can also become a role that is repeatedly sought after, because someone knows this role too well and can slip into it as if into a shoe that fits. After all, the victim narrative presents the victim as morally superior and denies them the responsibility and possibility of action. Insofar, this…

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  • Quote of the day

    “And this, Lily thought, taking the green paint on her brush, this making up scenes about them, is what we call “knowing” people, “thinking” of them, “being fond” of them! Not a word of it was true; she had made it up; but it was what she knew them by all the same.” Virginia Woolf…

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  • My story (Soil) in The Write Launch

    What an amazing feeling to wake up one morning and find my long short story Soil featured at the top of The Write Launch‘s June 2022 issue to a breathtaking background picture! Happened today. Feeling thankful and inspired. You can read the full story below: #creativewriting #stories #fiction #language #home

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  • Podge and his book from the sky – A fable

    Once upon a time there was a badger. We’ll call him Podge, because that’s what his friends called him. Podge was an intrepid and adamant little badger and he liked to roam the neighborhood at length, looking for fellow creatures to pester – or to snack on. On one of his nocturnal foraging trips, Podge…

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