Category Archives: Miscellaneous

A short one

I am out of ideas what to write. The last two days have been pretty dull, I did nothing but work, workout and read. I could tell you about the issues I’ve fixed at work, but that won’t be interesting … Continue reading

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The damn convection oven

You probably know by now I love cooking and I love baking. The cake I like to do the best and it 99% ends up being glorious is The Cheesecake. There are even a few recipes on this blog. The … Continue reading

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Manual labour

In Romanian we have this expression “what you do to yourself, with your own hand is called manual labour”.  If you are not dirty minded, l’ll just mention it to give you some insight into the Romanian culture: sometimes the … Continue reading

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The loveable a**hole

I like to take some vacation days around the time my birthday is each year. It is this tradition I’ve made for myself. Until the pandemic hit, I used to travel on my birthday, but last year and this year … Continue reading

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Survivor’s guilt or something like it

2020 has been a hellish year for a lot of people. 2021 is better, but it will take some time before people won’t fear death when they get the flu, because you know, it might be COVID. People not being … Continue reading

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English Poetry And Me

When I moved from Romania to the UK, I was looking forward to speaking more English and better the knowledge of this language and maybe, hopefully improve my accent. I’ve mentioned before that I am a little defective and I … Continue reading

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Some people die long before being buried

Having a friend that is twice my age has thought me a few things about life and if I am lucky and she manages to hang around for a while I am sure I will learn so much more. Sometimes … Continue reading

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