Making Political Hay in Cluj

I’m afraid the Lord of Cluj is not having a good day in the local media. Neither is his fellow smoker of the unicorn dust, Alin Tise. Poor guys! In the immortal words of Domnul Guta: Atunci cand iti merge rau nimeni nu mai este in jurul tau. Or “When times are tough, everybody abandons…

Johnny’s In The Basement, Mixing Up The Medicine

Oh my goodness, two stories here today, one slightly dated. The first story comes from Mediafax, so you can choose your language (English or Romanian): Finnish mobile giant Nokia could lay off about 120 employees from its Research and Development Center in Cluj, central Romania, and the center will be shut down by the end…

Looks Like I Picked the Wrong Week to Quit Sniffing Glue

Good old David Ciceo is clearly taking the same stupid pills that are handed out to all government employees in Cluj. Today I came across a lengthier statement (Ro) from him concerning Wizz Air canceling a large chunk of their flights into Cluj Airport, a subject I wrote about a few days ago. I’m going…

Don’t Touch My Bags If You Please

I’m not going to turn this blog into all Cluj-Napoca all the time but once again the moronic team running Cluj (actually the county of Cluj this time rather than the city) have dropped the ball: Low-cost airline Wizz Air will reduce its transport capacity on Romania’s Cluj-Napoca International Airport by 26% as of May…