My childhood

Growing up in Romania, in the 80s, behind the Iron Curtain.
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Great fun during holidays.

Parker Brothers Deluxe Turntable Scrabble Crossword Game - Hasbro item 4034 Includes: - Rotating plastic game board with storage space inside f

In front of our house, early in the summer, we had lots of strawberries.

Nothing is quite so good as the first bunch of home-grown strawberries full sun, water a week, ripen quickly! pick often,

A good play in a summer day.

70 kites on the same string! =) When's the last time you flew a kite?

Arabela is a children series produced in Czechoslovakia, in the 80's, that has all the ingredients of the recent Hollywood hits: a magical ring, a beautiful girl, princes and princesses, witches and spells.

Arabela is a children series produced in Czechoslovakia, in the that has all the ingredients of the recent Hollywood hits: a magical ring, a beautiful girl, princes and princesses, witches and spells.

I read Habarnam (in translation I know nothing) for at least 20 times.

Habarnam (in translation I know nothing) - one of my childhood books!

As Nicolae Ceausescu was a friend of different dictators in African countries, some beutiful dolls were produced in Romania to explain how our African friends look like. They made us dream of palm trees and endless summers.

As Nicolae Ceausescu was a friend of different dictators in African countries, some beutiful dolls were produced in Romania to explain how our African friends look like. They made us dream of palm trees and endless summers.

As a Romanian child in the '80s, I had two options for bubble gum: the delicious Turbo (Turkish) gum, with multiple flavors and car surprises and a locally produced gum, with no flavor, no surprise.

As a Romanian child in the I had two options for bubble gum: the delicious Turbo (Turkish) gum, with multiple flavors and car surprises and a locally produced gum, with no flavor, no surprise.

Zaporojnetz, funny Ukrainian car.

Zaporozhets- USSR built "people's" car- patterned after Fiat 600 (typical soviet MO)

I saw my first "live" ballet show at famous Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. Swan Lake.

Knowing that whenever you hold hands in a ballet dance and do a petit allegro that section is always a bitch to learn and forever called Swan Lake.

This aromatic, mentholated Chinese cream was said to cure illnesses from headaches to skin rush, arthritis or even cancer. It all depended on the available drugs in drugstore. If not available, the Chinese cream was a great substitute.

This aromatic, mentholated Chinese cream was said to cure illnesses from headaches to skin rush, arthritis or even cancer. It all depended on the available drugs in drugstore. If not available, the Chinese cream was a great substitute.

When I was little I wanted to become a poet, just like Ana Blandiana.   "I am the most beautiful woman because it’s raining              And I look good with rain’s locks in my hair.              I am the most beautiful woman because it’s windy,              And the dress desperately struggles to cover my knees."

"I am the most beautiful woman because it’s raining And I look good with rain’s locks in my hair. I am the most beautiful woman because it’s windy, And the dress desperately struggles to cover my knees.

Being a pioneer was the biggest honor for Romanian pupils, even though everybody was a pioneer.

Un vallekano en Rumania / Un vallekan în România: Locul potrivit, de Guess Who (con subtitulos en español)

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