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“Blackfish” and Killer Whales

14 October, 2013 от · No comments

Lauren Sophie Kearney Photo: guessthree Have you ever, even once, wondered how it would feel to live in a bathtub? Most likely, that thought has never crossed your mind. The concept of it is just unthinkable. For some killer whales, however, it is reality. A few nights ago, I watched the new documentary, Blackfish. It […]

Stefan Kisyov: “I am cosmopolitan who loves his homeland”

3 October, 2012 от · 1 comment

Best Selling Bulgarian Author Stefan Kisyov Talks with Lauren Sophie Kearney Where are you from? I was born in Stara Zagora, a beautiful city founded by Emperor Trayan, a city with very rich history. This fact impressed me so much in my childhood. When I was playing as a child I was very often finding […]

Artist of the Week — Thea Hjelmeland

25 June, 2012 от · No comments

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with the Norwegian singer and songwriter Thea Hjelmeland Photo: Vegard Fimland Thea, you are touring this year with Bernhoft. How is it going so far? I just came back home to Norway after having toured with Benrhoft for 2 weeks in Germany and Switzerland, and then 1 week in France. It […]

Book Review: “Daring to be Ourselves”

22 June, 2012 от · No comments

By Marianne Schnall Blue Mountain Arts, 2010 Reviewed by Lauren Kearney, Bulgaria Daring to be Ourselves is a profoundly empowering book filled with quotes written by some of the most influential women of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, such as Jane Fonda, Cameron Diaz, Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Melissa Etheridge, Natalie Portman and many more. […]

April Was Sexual Assault Awareness month (SAAM) in the United States

29 April, 2012 от · No comments

Lauren Sophie Kearney Photo: The purpose of the SAAM campaign is to increase awareness about sexual violence and to educate the public on how to prevent the matter. Sexual assault is a critical issue that affects a high percentage of women and girls on a daily basis; most of them unaware they’re being assaulted. […]

Sunday, April 8, 2012

9 April, 2012 от · No comments

Lauren Sophie Kearney It may be Sunday, and for most a day of rest, but I will not be resting today. There is an abundance of unfinished story planning that I’m itching to finish. Not that I want to finish it as such, I just want there to be an end to planning so that […]

Saturday, April 7, 2012

8 April, 2012 от · 2 comments

Lauren Sophie Kearney Momentary happiness came over me today when I visited a great bookshop in town. It calms me down right away when I step into a bookshop. The quietness, the relaxing music, everything about it is like wonderland to me. I could wander about the isles of books all day long. Today I […]

Friday, April 6, 2012

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Lauren Sophie Kearney I am in the car and heading for the Burgas mall. Sifting through my handbag, I get out the pocket-sized notepad I carry around with me at all times when I’m out and about; just in case an idea emerges and I need to write it down. There have been times when […]

Thursday, April 5, 2012

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Lauren Sophie Kearney I went down to the beach today. I’ve always loved the beach. Watching the waves relaxes me and makes me feel free and undisturbed and far away from lives troubles. Some people find the sea a lonely place, and perhaps it is; I feel quite in harmony with it. This is, I […]

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

5 April, 2012 от · No comments

Lauren Sophie Kearney Today I am content. Back home, ready to start yet another new life with new surroundings, new people. Though slightly daunted, there is a part of me that is overflowing with happiness. Outside the window I can see beautiful houses, vast greenery, airplanes flying to and fro – I live near to […]

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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Lauren Sophie Kearney I’m going home today. There is another long journey ahead of me, but I shall just use this to my advantage and spend my time writing. This is far simpler said than done, though, because I am far too tired to write and I spend most of the way intermittently sleeping. My […]

Monday, April 2, 2012

3 April, 2012 от · 1 comment

Lauren Sophie Kearney I woke up at 4am to a rather dark, hazy morning; my mind, disorientated and bleary from the early rise. Waking up at this hour is not something I do often, I don’t even remember the last time I woke up this early. This is an exception, though. I’m in the middle […]

Angela Rodel: “I’m having too much fun in Bulgaria!”

1 April, 2012 от · 8 comments

An Interview with Translator, Singer and Actress Angela Rodel by Lauren Sophie Kearney So, Angela, what brought you to Bulgaria? I heard the Mystery of Bulgarian Voices choral music when I was a student at Yale University – I had joined the Yale Slavic Chorus and absolutely fell in love with the sound of Bulgarian […]

Life in Bulgaria

20 March, 2012 от · 1 comment

Lauren Sophie Kearney You may not believe me when I say that I feel more Bulgarian than English. But it’s true, from the moment I set foot in Bulgaria I was instantly drawn to it; as if it was home…the home I had been searching for my entire life. England had never been a place […]