EN | RO Ikigai, raison d'être, life purpose. I realize now, after reading the book, that the title can be quite misleading as it seems to promise a book on Ikigai, it's meaning, what role it plays in the Japanese culture, it's history and, well, what's the Japanese secret to a long and happy life. … Continue reading Ikigai The Japanese secret to a long and happy life | Ikigai Secrete japoneze pentru o viață lungă și fericită
EN|RO Ever since this blog came to be, my friends have been asking me for tips on how to read more. I decided it would be best to write them here so you could use them too 🙂 First of all, don't imagine that I read some amazing amounts of books, my own record in … Continue reading On reading more| Cum poți citi mai mult
Late to the party, as always, I put this book on my "to read in 2019" list on Goodreads, but unbeknownst to me, one of my dear friends had already bought it as a gift and so I received it on the night of the 27th of December. Now, I was temped to see what was it with this book, but seeing that I had not finished Circe yet - another book that I will talk about soon- I decided to postpone this one to the 1st of January.
EN | RO I kinda feel like this year I'm on my way to rediscovering the magic of fairy tales, legends and all those fantastic things. After ending 2018 with Circe and starting 2019 with The bear and the nightingale, I just finished Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman. What got me into reading this book … Continue reading Norse Mythology | Mitologie nordică
EN I am a feminist and while I won’t go on about my feminist principles, imagine my happiness when I saw the title of this book! The princess saves herself in this story, was a story that I really wanted to read. I was hoping for a story that would show me a princess that … Continue reading the princess saves herself in this story| prințesa se salvează singură în povestea asta
EN It is basically impossible not to know Sarah's scribbles! Whether you've seen them shared on Facebook or Instagram, follow her ( you should! ) they must have appeared before you at some point or another. If however, you've never seen or heard of her, I'll leave this link right here to her Instagram account: … Continue reading Sarah’s Scribbles
EN Considered the best fiction book of 2018, Circe is certainly not one to miss! I've read it last year in December but it would be impossible for me to just skip it here. Although it wasn't love at first word, as it happened with The Bear and the Nightingale a little later, this book … Continue reading Circe