Wal-Mart vs. the Chisinau Central Market

Some people *ahem* have been saying it’s been a while since I wrote a “fun” one for this site. Ahem. This is for you. I’m down to only three visits a week these days, but there was a time not too long ago when I was going to the piata in Chisinau five times a…

Beggar Thy Neighbor

Apologies for my lengthy absence, folks. It’s been hard fighting in front of keyboard burnout. But I was forced to rise from my blogging slumbers after reading what has to be the most racist anti-Moldovan article I’ve ever read in the Romanian press. Link is Romanian only, so you’ll just have to trust my summary…

Mailbag

Well folks, the gods of money and free time have finally collaborated to give your Dear Author a free moment to address the mounting pile of correspondence sitting on his virtual desk. Sound good? Cool, let’s dive right in! FUCK OFF, spies like YOU! Swear to god, this is a real email I received from…