A Romanian in exile rss

70 years since the defeat of fascism? Let's have a concert to celebrate!

Peste Hotare, Fara Gaj

September 21, 2014

Once upon a time there was a moment when I asked myself why I was learning Romanian. After all, where I lived (Cluj-Napoca), almost everyone spoke English. And everyone knows that, with the exception of Romania and the Republic of Moldova, the Romanian language is useless. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Since stepping across… Read More ›

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The Ballad of Garri Potter

I spent much of the first few months of this year fascinated by the unfolding events in Ukraine and so it was with great excitement that I made my way across the border into that strange and mysterious land a couple of weeks ago. It is one thing to see it mentioned on CNN, one… Read More ›