"Don't worry, be happy!" My name is Elena. I am 46, I am an economist and I work in international relations and European affairs, so I speak or write in English almost daily. I am sailing to you from the Black Sea... or rather a bit more inland, not from a port, but from Bucharest, the capital of Romania.I've been writing stories since I learned how to write - not in English, in my mother tongue, and some are novel -length. I like old ships, with sails, and I know many things about them... but not as much in English. I like history, learning about less known cultures and civilisations, I like listening to music and watching movies... a rather normal person. I'd say! I also like foreign languages (besides English, I am a professional interpreter for French and Spanish as well). I speak Greek too, at average level, and you'll see in my posts some lyrics translated in English by me.