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October 2013

Introducing…Connections cards!

By |2017-01-10T11:06:41+00:00October 5th, 2013|Categories: handmade, News, Store bought|

A few years ago, I took part in a mailart project organised on Twitter. The project organiser, Mark Venema managed to get 31 people on Twitter to send a mailart piece to each other. That’s 30 postcards to send each. And we had a month to do it. At the time I was working on an idea [...]

September 2013

Sunday in Romania

By |2017-01-10T11:06:41+00:00September 8th, 2013|Categories: by Elena, Store bought|Tags: |

It’s Sunday in Romania and here in this country most people are still very religious. We are Orthodox Christians and on Sunday that means that we have to rest. Rest means no work at all, or anything that can be interpreted as work. Unfortunately, we have a pile of clothes that need washing and I’m [...]

The first beer mat – King of Beers

By |2017-01-10T11:06:41+00:00September 7th, 2013|Categories: Store bought, Trips|Tags: |

From my experience of Eastern Europe, local bars in small towns and villages are not really a place for the young. Whenever I’ve come to Romania, I’ve tended to avoid drinking in the bars in the small towns I stay in as they are full of old men, drinking their sorrows away and they tend [...]

Store-bought by Elena – Cetatea de Scaun a Sucevei

By |2017-01-10T11:06:42+00:00September 4th, 2013|Categories: by Elena, Store bought, Trips|Tags: |

We are now staying with my dad in my home town, Tirgu Neamt in the North East of Romania. It's nice to be back home and I am relaxing. Andy is really excited about everything. He's finally got his energy back, which I am so happy about after his last year at work. We've been [...]