By: ianpeatey comments: 0
I'm often asked why, being British, I live in Romania - especially when many Romanians dream of living in Western Europe. My response is always that I'm here because of love. While this doesn't tell the whole story, it is the truth.
My love affair with Romania started when I first visited in 1995 to run management training for a large corporation. At the time I was fascinated by the contrasts such as the beauty of the countryside and the ugliness of so many of the modern buildings. Or the obvious affection for children and their neglect in the state institutions that came to light after the revolution. Or how a nation of dog lovers lives with packs of stray dogs roaming the streets. Or how the charm, warmth, generosity, openness and hospitality I experience so often in the people I meet , seems to disappear the moment they are in a position of authority.
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