The true story of Pita, the lost puppy

by Arabella McIntyre-Brown   My house is in the mountains near Brasov, at the edge of a village. Next-door’s dog Papi spends much of his time chez moi because I feed him and don’t hit him. He is fier...

Oh Come, all ye Faithful

  by Arabella McIntyre-Brown   There’s nothing so faithful, or as happy, loyal and loving as a dog – a human’s best friend for millennia. Lapdogs or working dogs, huge hounds or tiny terr...

That Was The Month That Was – Romania’s November

By Dean Edgar   I have always had a soft spot for Royal Families, I do realise though, that these families have many detractors. Anyway, Romania’s Royal Family is in the news. The last king, King Mic...

Events Of The First Weeks Of December

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Reimagining Migration John Edwards / Mark Sanders / When: December 7th Where: ARCUB, Bucharest What: Instrumental music The Reimagining Migration project is inspired by the Rom...

Ambassador Advocates for Romania

Senior diplomat on Romania’s many USPs, the Prince of Wales’ preferences and the highlights of an enriching tenure as UK ambassador By Douglas Williams   The British Ambassador to Romania Paul Bru...

Making A Difference

  Shajjad Rizvi arrived in Romania in 1990, an idealistic Londoner hoping to help, 27 years later it can be safely assumed that he has accomplished that mission. With his wife Katie he established Littl...

Pegas, a Romanian Communist Bike Brand Reborn

  In the 1970s and 80s almost every kid in Romania with a bike had a Pegas but the state-owned company shut its last bicycle production lines in 2001. by Kit Gillet   In 2012, with the ide...

The Confusion Tax

  by Clare Nuttall in Bucharest   Romania’s tax rates aren’t especially high by international standards; it’s the confusing, cumbersome and frequently changing tax regime that troubles Roman...