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The world is round and looks huge

The world is round and looks huge, but it’s actually so small. You do not know, you who walk in distant areas, when you can meet a man in your town. In my country, the country I loved so much once, there are fewer people. They all go where they see, for they are tired of poverty, of lies, of thievery, of bitter life. They are tired of working as slaves and at the end of the month they receive a salary that does not get them to pay bills and put food on the children’s table. They were tired of seeing those in the government enrich themselves on the work of their servants, then laughing shameless at the accusations brought to them.

I decided to leave my country at the other end of Europe. I met here people of all nationalities and all ages. Despite the cultural differences, I discovered the truth right away: we are all people with different qualities and flaws. We all have expectations of life and those around us, we all want to be as good as we all want a life as easy as possible. And I discovered one more thing: all the Scots are wondering about us and they’re taking off their imaginary hat before us because we have the courage to go into the big world even though many of us do not master the language spoken in the country of adoption . It is surprising that we can learn a foreign language Read More

Amazonia Scotland’s Theme Park

It was 26 December and we are looking for a tourist destination in Scotland, a place with entertainment or any place to relax for a few hours. What we can visit in Scotland, we asked, and a friend told us that he had heard of Amazonia, a fun park where we can also enjoy an area where animals and plants representative of the Amazon River are gathered. We looked at the internet and Google told us that the amazonia scotland’s theme park was somewhere in Motherwell, two steps from Wishaw, the city where we live. We called a taxi (which took us 14 pounds) and arrived in Amazonia Park in minutes.

Address:

M&D’s, Scotland’s Theme Park
Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell,
Scotland ML1 3RT

Tel: 01698 333 777 Fax: 01698 303 034
Email: info@scotlandsthemepark.com

What have we found in this amusement park? In the first room, which is huge, there were hundreds of gambling machines where, if you Read More

I would like to write a book

My life is spinning around the books. From them I extract my sap with which I nourish my soul. I would be able to give up all the people on earth (with a few exceptions, of course) and receive with open arms the idea of humanity that exists in books. Did you notice that in stories we always know which is the positive character and what is the negative character? Unfortunately, this does not happen in real life as well. Here you never know how honest and fair a man is, because we are all gray. None of us is just white or just black.

The people I believed disappointed me, making me afraid of too much privacy. I still rarely have the courage to hang on to people, to show them what I feel and what I want. Because people have the bad habit of using such information to hit you with your own weapons, to haul yourself on the ground using the weaknesses it reveals to you. And we all have weaknesses, weaknesses that can hardly be hidden, are we? And there are such things in books, but there we know for sure what the character would do for it and we despise it from the first moment. Read More

A stranger in Scotland

No one has ever asked me how I feel in Scotland, almost three months since I moved here. I will tell you, because I want to help those who decide to move to a foreign country and they do not know what to expect. I also want to be able to easily remember over the years how I felt when I moved here.

My first day in Scotland was wonderful. I walked through the shops, bought me all sorts of things, I made hundreds of photos, as if it were days in the bag, as we say. I think my face was a delight to discover a special country, because everyone smiled and greets me. In the evening, when we returned to the apartment we live in, I told my husband:
-I do not go back to Romania!

I made cards on all the shops in the area, I made a bank account and I was getting my work permit NINo (If you do not have a National Insurance number, you have to apply. Once you are in the UK, you will have the right to work or study in the UK to get a National Insurance number.). I walked my dog through the town where I settled and taught him not to run after Read More

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader – Margaret Fuller

Letters, words, sentences, phrases, biographies, story books, dramas, adventure books, books … I started my reader career with a historical book about one of my country’s leaders. I still remember that it was a thick book with over 600 pages, of which I did not even understand everything, because I was young and I did not know all the words in the book. But I was struggling to imagine scenes of struggle and all discussions that led to more or less advantageous treaties. This was my first step towards a life that the books did not miss for even a day.

I have not become a leader because I never wanted this, but I can say with certainty that every reading book helped me know better, know better the world I live in, and why not? imagine better worlds, in which poverty, wickedness, destruction does not exist. In the difficult moments of life, I could imagine a better life, and so I passed easily over what seemed to be impossible to overcome. Read More

Blog in English for business collaborations

RoundWord. This blog written in English gives me emotions every day, most likely because I do not know English well and I do not want to distribute it on social networks, people will laugh at me if they notice that I write wrong. In my native language I like to think I’m writing well, but I do not know if I can ever say the same thing about English.

I do not know how, but people are coming in here sometimes and then I wonder what they found, if they liked my blog, if they would come back to read something else. That’s how I was with my first blog written in Romanian and now I’m proud of it, because it grew nicely and pretty well known in that area. I’m proud of this blog. It’s not easy to write in a language that is not yours and you did not know much about until a few months ago.

Honest to be, I hope that this blog will grow as big and beautiful as it is my blog in Romanian, bring me new friends from all over the world and why not?, even collaborations to be thanked for both me and the companies I will support. To get there I will have to work a lot, write a lot more and better in English, gather a community around the blog, get involved and be open to the new one. Read More

Have a nice weekend!

Have a nice weekend!

I caught a small corner of nature in a fascinating period: between autumn and winter. When the autumn still does not leave, but winter is already knocking on the door, eager to get in and blink everything around. I offer this photo and wish you a fairy weekend! From Scotland, dear, for all of you!

And since I’m talking about the weekend, I’d like to ask how you spend it? What do you do when you have days off work? Go to clubs or bars, stay home and read or watch TV, go hiking on unblemished roads, visit your family or friends …? I like to read, but also to walk around. The problem is that my husband does not have enough free days and when he is, he is too tired to walk. So I spend my time writing on my blog and reading books in English.

On this November day, when autumn met in Scotland in winter, I enjoy the warmth of the house, I finish writing this little article on my blog in English and Read More

Without love we are just living dead

I learned how to care for souls only when my soul was hurt. The pain I felt in those moments showed me the way to follow. No soul must be injured, no soul must die of too much pain. I have learned that the wounds heal if they are covered with kindness, with love, with care for other souls. For a while I dedicated myself to this purpose, eager to love all the wounds of the world, all the wounds that the earth had ever suffered.

I put my hands to the right and to the left, I shared love and justice for those who needed it, I spoke to the world about the power of love, and sometimes I gave words to those who read. I’ve been looking for words to mourn, but also words that bring pain, words that awaken in people the desire for better and fear that doing harm will get bad. Some have understood my message and seem to have become better, more merciful, more receptive to the pain of others. Others have passed away by life, forgetting that the day will come when the pain will guide them. Read More

I ask you to adopt dogs from Romania

I do not know if people offer donations for dogs in SPCA shelters, but I liked the way these animals are promoted to find each one of them the owner and the right home. I received a letter at home that I was asked to donate some money to the animals in the care of the SPCA. I entered curiosity on their site and there I could see every dog waiting to be adopted by loving people. I really liked Alfie, a black dog I would have taken home if I had enough money and other conditions.

I invite you to look at the animals in the care of the SPCA and eventually to donate some money, because only with the help of these dogs will they be able to live a good life, they will be protected from the torments that the dogs in the shelters Romania. In Scotland, dogs are well cared for in shelters, they have sufficient food, they are entitled to veterinary services and nobody is beating them, as is the case in my country, where the suffering of the dogs in the shelters breaks your heart. Read More

Hello world!

This is my first post in English, so be merciful and do not criticize me too much. I know I’m going to make a lot of mistakes, but I want to learn to write and spike in English and the blog is a good way to succeed. I live in Scotland since 22 September 2017. I understand almost everything people are talking about, but I can not find my words to communicate with them. For this reason at work I only sit with my mouth shut, which bothers me first. I will try to write as often as possible on my blog and I hope this will help me to develop my English language.

I was thinking to open another blog as soon as I learn English well enough. But why should I wait until when? I probably will not be ever able to write as well as a native. Besides, how can I learn better if not practice day by day? I will keep these small texts and I will post them on the blog when it will be ready (it is and… done). I would like to see, other the years, how I grow. I don’t care if others will be amused by my mistakes. For me, it is important to learn something at all times, to become better, and at this stage of my life learning English is the main objective. Read More