Count Down

By Dean Edgar   As this month issue has a “Women Power” theme I thought that I would highlight five Romanian women that I believe have a positive and/or negative effect in Romania. So, in no particul...

That was the month that was – Romania′s March

 By Dean Edgar Just when we all thought spring was coming after the heavy snow and rain at the start of the month, more snow arrived and with it came the usual disruption, but spare a thought for the stork, ...

Snow, snow and more snow

I popped back to the UK at the end of February to see my Mum and sister in Manchester,(they’re fine, thanks for asking) just as the snow hit both Romania and the UK. What a contrast between the two countries in...

Out With the Old, in With the New

  By Dean Edgars   Well by the the time you read this, you will probably be a few kilos heavier, having enjoyed the very best food and drink over the Christmas period, and maybe even looking ...

Of Drains, Markets and Kitsch Figurines

  By Dean Edgar   Romania, for all its ups and downs, is the place I have called home for the last 11 years. When telling this to the students I teach conversational English to, at a local st...