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Gypsy Music: Rajasthan​ to Django

There’s nothing more soulful than gypsy music. Be it a simple duet of voice and fiddle or the hurricane blast of a Balkan brass brand, the music of the world’s ultimate free spirits is intoxicating. 260 more words

India

The fascinating culture of the Romany (Gypsies)

“Gadje Gadjensa, Rom Romensa.” This is a Romany (Gypsy) saying that means “Gadje with Gadje, Rom with Rom.”

So what is a gadje? A gadje in the Romany language means “not one of us.” Many Rom prefer to not allow outsiders into their lives. 212 more words

The fascinating culture of the Romany (Gypsies) Part One

“Gadje Gadjensa, Rom Romensa.” This is a Romany (Gypsy) saying that means “Gadje with Gadje, Rom with Rom.”

So what is a gadje? A gadje in the Romany language means “not one of us.” Many Rom prefer to not allow outsiders into their lives. 423 more words

Romance

Lake James / Catawba River / NC

Took a quick day trip to the North Carolina mountains alone for my birthday. No story for this one; I took the week off from all work. 194 more words

Travel

My Big, Fat Gypsy Mental Illness (MenTellHealth.Org Guest Blog)

Huge thanks to Mentellhealth.org for having me writing for their site this week. Here’s a link to the blog – http://www.mentellhealth.org/your-stories-1/2016/7/14/travellers-tale

Many of you will have heard the phrase, “people will think this” or “people will think that” at some point in your life. 885 more words