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Catching the draft: Understanding Bucharest through its communist past

Catching the draft: Understanding Bucharest through its communist past-bucharest-history

DON’T CATCH THE DRAFT In Romania there’s a common warning amongst locals; an old wives tale passed down through family lines and whispered from concerned mother to child: Te trage curentul. Don’t catch the draft. Here, the curent (breeze) is the cause of nearly all medical ailments. Headache? It was the breeze from an open window. Sore back, common cold, upset stomach? A fan must have whirred an unfettered breeze in your direction. Put simply, to catch the draft in…

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An update, and our plans for 2017

We’ve just landed in Australia for a surprise visit home, so we thought we’d update you on our last few months, and our plans for 2017!  After spending hours upon hours holed up in our tiny Melbourne apartment crafting…