A good ol’ American dad with his two cornfed boys visited Tiraspol and Bender… and had a wonderful time. Continue reading Safe for Kids!
You know, sometimes it gets tiresome being right so often. First of all, it’s exhausting to constantly have to deal with ankle biters every time you speak up and say something the slightest bit controversial, akin to what (I imagine) a bear must feel when attacked by a pack of rabid dachsunds. Secondly, the more often you’re right, the greater the chance that you’ll develop … Continue reading A (Light) Slap in the Face
I first wrote about this case six months ago, wherein a Romanian family living in Norway had their children taken from them by the local equivalent of Child Protective Services. The case certainly got a LOT of attention in Romania, with 99.99% of the comments expressing rather hyperbolic sentiments along the lines of “A family’s love for their children is always perfect” and that the … Continue reading Bodnariu Saga Over For Now
Back in November, the department of Child Welfare in Norway removed five children from the custody of their parents, one Romanian (Bodnariu) and his wife (Norwegian). This issue continues to snowball: Thousands of people took to the streets over the weekend in Romania’s major cities, as well as in other European and American cities, in support of the Bodnariu family. The Romanian government has said … Continue reading Bodnariu Case Isn’t Going Away
First of all, hello to all the new people visiting this site! We filmed 35 interviews yesterday and met lots of wonderful and interesting people with amazing things to say about this country. So if you’re checking this site out for the first time and looking to see yourself, be patient :) Those clips are being uploaded, edited and converted. My thanks go out to … Continue reading Playing in the Fountain