my smile is my make up, Am I normal … ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coh7n6dYj5Y
People say I’m the life of the party
Because I tell a joke or two
Although I might be laughing loud and hearty
Deep inside I’m blue
So take a good look at my face
You’ll see my smile looks out of place
If you look closer, it’s easy to trace
The tracks of my tears..
I need you, need you
Since you left me if you see me with another girl
Seeming like I’m having fun
Although she may be cute
She’s just a substitute
Because you’re the permanent one..
So take a good look at my face
You’ll see my smile looks out of place
If you look closer, it’s easy to trace
The tracks of my tears..
I need you, need you
Outside I’m masquerading
Inside my hope is fading
Just a clown oh yeah
Since you put me down
My smile is my make up
I wear since my break up with you..
So take a good look at my face
You’ll see my smile looks out of place
If you look closer, it’s easy to trace
The tracks of my tears

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – The Tracks Of My Tears

put the fun between your legs

Bicycl­es are simple and beautifully elegant machine­s that attract just about every kid at an early age, working their wa­y up from tricycles and training wheels.

The coolest thing about a bicycle is that it lets you get where you are going a­ lot faster and using a lot less energy than if you were walkin­g or running.

 

quiz

1)     Where were bicycles first introduced?

Europe

Africa

North America

 

2)     What’s the core of a bicycle called?

seat post

bracket

Frome

 

3)     What does the front fork hold?

the chain

the gears

the front wheel

 

4)     What do bicycles use to reduce friction?

aerodynamics

ball bearings

oil

 

5)     Which bicycle part doesn’t have ball bearings?

gear shift

rear hub

front hub

 

6)     The early bicycles that featured huge front wheels and small rear wheels are called:

unicycles

penny-farthing bicycles

parading bicycles

 

 

7)     With today’s bicycles, what are the pedals connected to?

the front wheel

the rear wheel

the seat tube

 

 

 

8)     What are the pedals connected to in a penny-farthing bicycle?

the front wheel

the rear wheel

the fork tube

 

9)     What’s one of the reasons bicycles are made with gears?

to make bicycles appear more attractive

to reduce the size of the wheels

to create a smoother ride

 

10)      Standard bicycle wheels are what size?

24 inches (610 millimeters)

26 inches (660 millimeters)

28 inches (711 millimeters)

 

my firs children

my second children

 

Vegans of colors

Vegans of colors

I decided to come back to roots to  my vegan diet. From 7 years I am vegetarian and during this time from time to time I was on vegan diet. I need energy but good energy from good things and good food. I try to resume here what for me is vegan diet and vegan live style.

How does the vegan diet work?

While vegetarians eliminate meat, fish  vegans take a step further excluding all animals products milk, eggs, dairy. So I sad goodbye butter, yoghurts, milk chocolate and anything with galatin which comes from animal bones and hooves too, welcome fruits, vegetables, leafy greens whole grains, nuts, seeds and legumes.

But for me being a vegan is definitely more of a lifestyle choice and a philosophy than a diet. A vegan does not eat anything that is of animal origin. Vegans will not use animal based products for clothing, or any other purpose. A person can become a vegan because of ethical reasons involving animal rights, for environmental factors, or for better health. According to Wikipedia, approximately 0.2% to 1.3% of the US, and between 0.25% and 0.4% of the UK populations are vegans.

The tree reasons why I adopted veganism

-animals, definitely freedom from animals

-environment, I  believes that producing food through animal farming is inefficient, because animal feed production takes up a lot of land, fertilizer, water, and other resources – resources that could be used for feeding humans.

-healt, Vegans say “there are several plant based foods that are good sources of protein, such as beans, peanuts, and soya, the fat and protein content of cow´s milk is very different from human milk – vegans say that we are not designed for consuming cow´s milk.

Albert Einstein 

“Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances of survival for life on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.”

Street art is art!

Street art because our favourite gallery is street .

I didn’t  see too much street art in Brasov and rest of Romania hmmm maybe in Cluj-Napoka, definitely Cluj is number one of street art.

What is street art vandalism, graffity or public art?

There is no simple definition of street art. It is a democratic form of popular public art probably best understood by seeing it by changes on live. It is not limited to the gallery nor easily collected and you can’t buy it. Considered by some a nuisance, for others street art is a tool for communicating views of dissent, asking difficult questions and expressing political concerns.  Whether it is regarded as vandalism or public art, street art has caught the interest of the art world and its lovers of beauty.

Is street art vandalism?

In an interview with the Queens Tribune, New York City’s Queens Museum of Art Executive Director Tom Finkelpearl said public art “is the best way for people to express themselves in this city.” Finkelpearl, who helps organize socially conscious art exhibitions, added, “Art gets dialogue going. That’s very good.”

Is street art illegal?

With permission, traditional painted graffiti is technically considered public art. Without permission, painters of public and private property are committing vandalism and they are criminals. However, it still stands that most street art is unsanctioned, and many artists who have painted without permission, (Banksy, Shepard Fairey)  have been glorified as legitimate and socially conscious artists.

 

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be happy

Posted by on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Travel trough  Romania.

After three months  I can say that Romania  for me is definitely beautiful, uncovered and day by day more friendly. Last week me and my two friend have been on the end of the world  in Sulina. We spent there 2 days, definitely too short and I am sure to come back there, to have again clear mind because in this place all your bad thinks just go out, disappear. I want focus myself to tell you story about ship, with we traveled from Tulcea to Sulina because what I saw on this huge monster was surprising and made me to good mood.

 

We started our cruse at 1 p.m. on Friday in Tulcea. My first impression was “4 hours on a ship I can’t believe this” . Ticket cost around 32 ROM , we bought it  and after this our trip started.  Inside a ship looked  like a big  market square. You could hear  a lot of noise and smell mixing of specific things  because  on this specific market square was able to find literally everything  from animals during food, tourists , furniture and  equipment to home, big check bags.Why? Because this magic ship is one solution how you can carry your stuff if you live at the end of Delta Danube.

If you want go to Sulina you have to be very organized because only at 1 p.m. 3 days in week ship start his 4 hours cruise. During this 4 hours you can feel totally relax and a bit waves which makes you happy and beat sleepy.  You can choose place inside, what is necessary when the weather was like ours raining and scold(but I saw a German tourists, and they where able to spend this way outside how it was possible I don’t now)  or outside .  Way with downstream, is slowly but quite windy and around you can see only a pure nature and green (I don’t now how boat work in the winter time hmmm…)

 

Finally at 5 15 p.m. you are in paradise.  And what is most beautiful that from this paradise is hard to come back. Ship  backs 3 days a week only at 7 a.m. So please be inattentive and stay there longer and be happy…

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Vein where are you?

Posted by on Thursday, May 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

No matter how much you love writing, there will be always days when you need inspiration from one muse or another.In fact, I would argue that inspiration is not just a desirable thing, it’s an integral part of the writing process. Every writer needs inspiration to produce inspired writing. Also I need !I wrote a lot of tips how to find vein, and after I thought that I will be able to writing something …but only what I feel was nothingMaybe  I have to go and watching people. This is an interesting activity for  writer. Go to a busy public place and just sit and watch people. But I am not sure that they can  amuse me, inspire me, fascinate me. There’s nothing more inspiring than humanity.. ;)))But I think one of the best ways is just start writing. Anything. It doesn’t matter. Don’t edit, don’t pause, don’t think. Just write and let it flow. You’ll end up with a lot of garbage, probably, but it’ll help you get out of your rut and you might just write some really good stuff among all that garbage, and how I created this article.

 

Vein where are you?

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medals

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Tips for hitch-hiking

Posted by on Saturday, May 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Befor:

1)    Be prepared to walk all day. It is not easy and you need to think that it is more  walking adventure with a chance of getting a ride more than anything else.

2)    Buy a map of the area, so you can determine whether a ride will actually bring you closer to your destination.

3)    Learn the language, at least a little. Hitchhiking can be a good way to        improve your conversation skills. Often drivers pick up hikers to have some  conversation.

4)    Arrange sleeping places. For example a Hospitality exchange host such as couchsurfing.org, a youth hostel.

5)    Remember, hitchhiking may be illegal in some areas or on certain types of roads. Enforcement of laws against hitchhiking may vary. Ask locals.

6)    Bring a black marker, paper a hat, a flashlight, a pocketknife, sunscreen, etc… it is best to be prepared and these items do not weigh much.

Location:

1)The three most important advice for getting a ride are: location, location, and location. You need to find a place where you can be seen early (to give the driver time to decide to pick you up), and where the driver can safely pull over.

2) Don’t try to catch a ride from downtown, instead catch public transport to the edge of town. City drivers are mostly traveling short distances. Check your map, or ask around, to find a good spot.

Rest:

1)    Always stay happy – even if people react nastily 😉

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The Road Runner Show

Posted by on Monday, April 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Yes we did it, me and Olga traveled by hitch-hiking from Brasov to Budapest, around 850 km only us and the  “highway” 🙂 We started our trip at 2 p.m. on the way to Sibiu, and to be honest, Olga was the faster girl just like the ostrich bird from “The Road Runner Show” She waved tree times and a car stoped with lovely driver inside. When we planned the trip we wanted to stop in Sibiu on the way to Arad, but we changed the plan when we found out that the guy was driving  direclty to Arad and we coudn’t miss this chance. Way was quite good. Our lovely driver spoke a little bit of eanglish but we tried to communicat with him in romanian and hmmm I am sure  we were perfect with this mix of languages from hole world espiecially prefered body language which is very difficult to use in the car 🙂 Big bravo for him!!! Wish you the best. He really took care of us and  drove us almost inside the apartament where we sleept 🙂  Our next destination was Szeged in Hungary. The trip started at 12 p.m. and really, I am no lier when I say that  we found somebody to take us there in 5  minuts. It was a guy with two teenage girls. Nobody in the car spoke eanglish but Olga ( ha ha on this travel I was a body and carred rucksack, Olga was a head 🙂 did a short show.  She painted on her fingers smily and sad faces and started playing. It was amaizing how the faces of this people became happy. We finshed the trip with this people 15 meters before Hungarian border and we crossed it on foot.  Perfect that we are in EU and we only spent a few minutes on the border. OK and after that the problems has startted . We tried to stop somebody for 30 minutes, for us it was long time but finally a nice guy took us.  And we were in Szeget.  Spent there one night and the plan was to wake up early in the morning, witch didn’t work because we drank to much palinca, and went sleep at 5 in the morning. So, our trip started at 13 p.m. on the road number M5.  Mayby I will be boring but we spent there half of hour, we had time to eat chocolate and drunk a lot of weather  because palinka 😉 Took us guy with his wife. First 10 minuts was horrible only silents but later he started toking to us in english about Poland and history and he was really good. He new more facts from past than I. Time passed very fast and we where in Budapeszt. Generally we spent around 10 hours on the road and tramped 850 kilometers on  way and back. Return way  by train was simple and boring and I want leave out this topic.

Hitch-hiking rule and I am sure It wasn’t last time …

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Letter

Posted by on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

Dear family,

Do you miss me? I miss you, a lot.

Every day my English is getting better and of course Romania language.

I hope you are very good.

Pleas tell me everything what’s going on at home.

I thought at the beginning , that would be easy for me, but know I know, that family and friend is the most important things for me.

Every day, I’m feeling stronger and I’m developing personality and my skills.

Here, for me life is funny and nice.

I am meeting interesting people and I’m learning a lot about them and their experience.

I’m very happy I would like to do a long EVS and I’ll do good promotion about this.

I feel very useful here. I am in workshop with children and elder people of Association of Colors and I thing all people are very happy with me 😉

When I come back, I would like to share my experience with other youngsters.

Kisses, Anna

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***One week in paradise ***

Posted by on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

 

 

I remember exactly what I thought  when we arrived In Predeal.

“ This place is too perfect, something’s wrong with it? “

It was a really heaven for all of us,

both the environment and the time we spent there.

There were also other volunteers from other projects  and whole of Romania.

We learned about non-formal education system and this really works and you have get feedback very quickly. This makes you feel very motivated about what you do which is the most is one of the most important things to be able to work properly.

I can say without doubt that I learned more things here than in school: about myself, relationships, communications and how to respect your colleagues, opinions.

I really do get know myself better and to know how people see me as an individual.

Besides all of these important gains,

We made friendships   I hope forever and I needed this so badly.

We can see that all of as have already changed a lot in a very  good way and we all have the same feeling that there is something else, but we will be able to understand it when everything finished and we go back home.

 

Anna

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Servus from Anna

Posted by on Thursday, March 15, 2012 · 1 Comment 

Serwus !

My name is Anna and I am from Poland.  I came here because I want to change something in my life and run away from routine.  I have never  been to Romania before so I thought  that will be great idea to connect work with children and older people with discovering something like new culture, travel and have fun. I used to work in laboratory of chemistry in Poland like a technologist. My friends and family from Poland are fantastic, the city where I live is amazing but now it’s time to meet now people and uncover new ways. I prefer spending time in move and do sports or another activities. I’m going to infect my passions to others because I like to keep a healthy mind in a healthy body 🙂 I am sure it will be a great time to be here one year with another volunteers from Spain, Turkey and Poland.

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Serwus !

Jestem Anna i pochodzę z Polski. Przyjechałam  tu ponieważ czułam, że chcę zmienić coś w swoim życiu ponieważ popadłam w pewnego rodzaju rutynę. Nigdy nie byłam w Rumuni i pomyślałam, że będzie wspaniale połączyć pracę z poznawaniem nowej kultury, podróżowaniem i śmianiem się. Pracowałam w laboratorium chemicznym w Polsce jako technolog. Moi przyjaciele i rodzina w Polsce są fantastyczni, a miasto w którym żyję przepiękne, ale teraz jest czas na poznawanie nowych ludzi i odkrywanie nowych dróg. Uwielbiam ruch i sport i chciała bym swoja pasją zarazić ludzi którzy są wokół mnie ponieważ w zdrowym ciele jest zdrowy duch. Jestem pewna, że będzie wspaniale spędzić tu jeden rok z reszta wolontariuszy z Turcji, Hiszpanii i Polski.

 

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