I Don’t Care, I Love It

In the past week I’ve been speaking to a number of new people, many of whom asked me again about why I live here. I had some free time today so I decided to whip up an answer. HAPPY SUNDAY EVERYBODY!

Mircea Geoana for President

Whew mercy, well I’ve just returned from the longest road trip of my entire life here in Romania, and that’s saying something ;) We left Unicorn City (Cluj-Napoca) on Monday evening, passed through Bucharest, shot up to Galati, spent part of the day there and then crossed through Braila and Constanta to get to the…

TIFF Local Competition 2013

Well folks, if you can understand a little Romanian, you get a treat today. Below is a short film I had intended to submit to the TIFF Local Competition this year but I was on an extremely lengthy road trip (story to come shortly) and returned back to Cluj too late to get it in…

Bonton

Well for those of you who understand Romanian, here is a lovely little clip the folks over at Digi 24 broadcast with me as part of their “cultural” show Bonton on April 28, 2013: For those of you waiting for new posts on the blog, hang onto your hats. I’ve got a number of new…

Sherlock’s Mind Palace

You might remember a few days ago I wrote extensively about memory techniques including the “Method of Loci” or the “Memory Palace” technique of Simonides. I was quite shocked but pleased to discover last night that in the second season of the BBC’s modernized television adaptation of Sherlock Holmes that they referenced the memory palace…

Oppa Clujnam Style

I am seriously thinking about buying one of those hidden video cameras, the kind that you wear like sunglasses or record through a pinhole in a hat or something. It’s not because I’m doing some undercover reporting or anything like that – it’s just because my life is so damn interesting. Truly, it is. Some…