Books

The wine and the divine

The wine and the divine (Vin si divin) by Jean-Robert Pitte, a new book launched in the In Vino Veritas Baroque Books Collection, coordinated by AVINCIS The sacred books and rites of the world's great religi...

Looking at Books Differently

We all know books are for reading, but how about taking a step back and just looking at them instead? Admiring books at arm’s length like we do with art works? Can they speak to us in other ways, other than wit...

Floating Voter

  By Mike Ormsby “Off to vote, Domnul Vasile?” I lean from the bedroom window, looking down towards our garden fence. Our elderly neighbour pauses in the lane beyond it, and glances about wit...

The Amoeba Game – Poetry by Tara Skurtu

  Tara Skurtu Poems from The Amoeba Game (Eyewear Publishing, 2017, London)     THE AMOEBA GAME   I stood at the stove holding a wooden spoon in my right hand, listening to...

My Inspirational Book

  ‘My Inspirational Book’ will be a fortnightly evening event bringing top business people and public figures in an informal armchair setting at The Commons, Unirii where they will share their careers i...

Give Culture its Due

  By Irina Budrina   Over the past few years our exposure to other cultures has increased enormously be it in business or in our personal lives. Many people leave their homes to go on a voyag...

New Year Dissolutions – What’s on Your List?

by Arabella McIntyre-Brown   Hands up everyone who gave up on New Year Resolutions (NYR) having failed for too many years to keep any for more than a few days in January… Not just me, then. Judgin...

Puppy Power – Book Review

Our colleague Arabella’s latest book - “Floss the Lost Puppy” - is a heartwarming festive tale that is by turn sad, touching, uproariously funny and wise. It’s also very Romanian but with a distinctive British ...