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Daphné Romy-Masliah, Scottish baroness of Barnis-Forbes, is French born, Swiss resident and English teacher, Ph.D. from the Department of Anglo-American Language and Literature of the Sorbonne, invited Professor at the University of Sidi Bel Abbes, Alger and a citizen of the world with infinitely spreading Mediterranean roots.

À la Recherche des Maoris, a wandering trip (1): Geneva-London

Some of you have asked me for updates on my sabbatical trip… here’s chapter one and hopefully there should be one for each stop providing the availability of wifi connections!
In this issue I :
Revisit the reasons for this endeavour;
Review some preliminary steps of this journey;
Give my moments of this London cultural week in London 
Let’s start with my reasons for undertaking such a long trip away from my beloved children, family and friends.

Exhibitions at cosmopolitan crossroads

As I write these lines, I’m busy packing and sorting the essential from the trivial. However I believe it’s high time I addressed the main purpose of this blog, my conviction that our world is cosmopolitan in the sense that humanity always moved, even the indigenous part of us, met and cross fertilized artistically and religiously the various cultures in presence.