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A group for all who identify with the heart of a gypsy and a bohemian way of life, or for anyone who wishes to learn more about it.

We will explore all things about gypsy living. From their history, folklore, magick, and healing practices as well as modern day bohemian lifestyles.

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The 'G' Word vs the Invisible Minority

Started by Linda M.. Last reply by Linda M. Feb 20. 2 Replies

There are days when I almost wish I didn't know my ethnic background, or better yet, that history had been kinder to my people. The racism, violence and persecution my people have faced is not unique to the Romani. Like the African American people,…Continue

Find It Gypsy Appropriations I am a Romani American living in Dallas, TX. The Truth About 'Gypsy Life'

Started by Linda M. Feb 16. 0 Replies

As a Romani American, I see the word 'gypsy' (or 'gipsy') thrown around a lot in casual conversation. Generally, it's part of a joke about stealing away children in the night, or being ripped off (ie., "gipped"). Most people don't realize, however,…Continue

Gypsy's in the Hedgerows.........

Started by Linda M.. Last reply by Carmen Elsa Irarragorri Wyland Dec 11, 2017. 3 Replies

When I was a child I lived in a small rural village, it had gas lights and thatched roofs on many houses or pubs. All gone now............growing up in the country, we were used to the Gypsies who came by every summer. They would camp in a farmers…Continue


Started by ✿Janetॐ. Last reply by Patricia Fross Jul 4, 2017. 2 Replies

I often get asked what the phrase “bohemian life” means to me. Anyone who knows me, is…Continue

What It Means To Be A Real Free Spirit

Started by ✿Janetॐ Jun 12, 2017. 0 Replies

Here’s a loose dictionary definition of a Free Spirit: A…Continue


Started by Linda M.. Last reply by ✿Janetॐ Jun 12, 2017. 1 Reply

How do you do it?” is probably one of the questions I get asked the most. The short answer is: I believe in myself and my dreams. I decide what it is that I want, how I want life to feel and look like, and then I move in the direction of that…Continue

The Dance is Life.........

Started by Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ~ XERCES~ Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ. Last reply by Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ~ XERCES~ Ƹ̴Ӂ̴Ʒ Mar 2, 2017. 6 Replies

"The dance is a spirit.It turns the body to liquid…Continue

For Traveller Women In Ireland, Life Is Changing

Started by Linda M. Dec 20, 2016. 0 Replies

Helen Connors (right), who is part of a Traveller family, says she started school when she was 4 years old. But the community didn't take Traveller girls very seriously — and she says she was called a "knacker" and a "pikey."Nikki SilvaTravellers,…Continue

How to Bohemian Chic Your Home in 10 Steps

Started by Ali. Last reply by Linda M. Nov 29, 2016. 1 Reply

http://andreasnotebook.com/how-to-bohemian-chic-your-home-in-10-steps/How to Bohemian Chic Your Home in 10 StepsBohemian Chic is the hot new home…Continue

6 Characteristics Of A Bohemian Lifestyle

Started by Linda M. Nov 29, 2016. 0 Replies

The term ‘Bohemian’ originated in France sometime back in the 19th century. The termed was coined due to the influx of gypsies traveling from Bohemia in Czech Republic. Bohemian became a generalized identity for the lifestyle of these travelling…Continue

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