With the temperature soaring into the upper 30s all across Romania and Moldova this week, I thought it was the perfect time to learn some summer words! The links (underlined words) go to DEX, the online Romanian dictionary where you can see all the declinations and/or gendered versions of the word. căldură (call-doo-ruh) – Heat arşiţă (are-sheetz-uh) – Scorching heat (literally “the little burner”) ars … Continue reading Summer Words
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
Yes folks, the rumors ARE true. I, the King of Romania, was in the unbelievably gorgeous town of Sighisoara (siggy-shwarah) a few weeks ago for the annual medieval festival. And it is also true that I took part in the events as a very…. hmm, unique performer. More on that in a second ;) I’ve always told visitors to this country (and even some Romanians) … Continue reading Sighisoara, the Medieval Festival and I
Oh my goodness, June 6 was my last post? Seems like time has been flying by! (timpul zboara, exactly the same in Romanian). I’ve been busy with a number of projects, the first one being a painful “trial separation” from my regular work and the second one being opening my very own business here in Romania. The latter looks like it will have to remain … Continue reading Still Alive!