A Rising Tide of Misery

WORD COUNT: 2036 Wherever you live in the world, if you’ve turned on your television in the past few days, you know that Europe is currently being flooded by a tide of desperate immigrants. Whether drowning off the coast of Libya or just barely managing to set foot on dry land on a remote Greek…

Games Without Frontiers

Well today is December 1, officially the “national day” of Romania and so I hereby give my official shout out to my adopted home country and wish everyone a lovely day of rest and celebration. I am reminded however of something that happened seven or eight years ago. I was in a van (minibus) heading…

Ghost Writer

As you (probably) know, I keep a sharp and vigilant eye on Romania and politics in this country. Although I have zero respect for Crin Antonescu, I was glad he went to England a few days ago to help lobby against the recent outpouring of hate towards Romanians (and Bulgarians) spearheaded by the UKIP in…