The other queue

For the past six months we have nonchalantly been telling anyone who asks us about next week’s referendum on Britain’s European Union (EU) membership that ‘it won’t even be close.’ We have been predicting a ten per cent victory (meaning 55 per cent voting remain) at the very least. With just a week to go… Continue reading The other queue

A story worth telling

After a week in Greece we decamped last Monday to Istanbul, where Brother-in-law of Bucharest Life – a major in the Romanian army – is currently stationed with Nato. (That Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta left Turkey the day after we arrived was a coincidence). Anyway, one of the highlights of the week was a… Continue reading A story worth telling