You’re in a bar in Bucharest during the summer, its about midnight and you can’t speak Romanian. The bar is quiet enough but outside in the smoking area its pretty busy.
At the bar you spot a man with a dummy leg in his back pack. Its hardly discreet, as its sticking out the top like a beacon. I imagine most would note it and carry on drinking, like everyone else.
Of course thats not me, my curiousity is peaking and I strike up a conversation in english with the man.
We talk about the leg and why? I mean why go to a club with one dummy leg. Why only one? These are the questions in my head. Turns out he’s a local artist and the bar tender also knows him. We have a good natter, his english is good and the bar tender’s english is perfect.
During the conversation (about 20mins) and drinks, the artist drew me a doodle on the back of my bar reicipt. Something that will stick in my mind when ever I think about Bucharest again.
Its the little things which make life fancinating and wonderful, you just need to engage.
If you look up shenanigans, its defined as…
Secret or dishonest activity or manoeuvring.Silly or high-spirited behaviour; mischief.
I don’t see it like that at all… Stay wild!