An interview with Brian Clement and Anna Maria Gahns-Clement

Back in March, Ligia and I attended a retreat organized by Do Good Academy on a mountaintop in the region of Brasov, Romania. At that retreat, I sat down with the co-directors of the Hippocrates Health Institute, Brian Clement and Anna Maria Gahns-Clement, for an interview that focused on the questions asked most frequently about … Continue reading An interview with Brian Clement and Anna Maria Gahns-Clement

Romania Through Their Eyes – Tom Lovelock (Second Interview)

Raoul Pop and Tom Lovelock

Four years and two months after the first interview with Tom Lovelock, we sit down for a second time and talk about Romania. Tom Lovelock is a retired sales manager for Jaguar and an ex-policeman from the UK, who moved to Romania together with his wife five years ago (at the time of filming this … Continue reading Romania Through Their Eyes – Tom Lovelock (Second Interview)

Romania Through Their Eyes – Odessa Toma

Episode seven of my interview series, Romania Through Their Eyes, is now live and can be seen on my YouTube channel. It's an interview with Odessa Toma, an American from Louisiana who married a Romanian and moved to Romania. The interview recounts their story and the sacrifices they've made and are making in order to … Continue reading Romania Through Their Eyes – Odessa Toma

“The Princess Bride” cast reunite after 24 years

The cast of "The Princess Bride", one of my all-time favorite movies, reunited recently for a photoshoot featured in Entertainment Weekly, and they gave a couple of interviews afterwards. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR5hpfOAbsU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enxmJWPgffY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abBjXMNFHPY What a great movie, and what a great cast! I'm so glad the movie is still well-liked today!

Romania Through Their Eyes – Chuckk Hubbard

I published the fourth episode of Romania Through Their Eyes late last night. It's an interview with an American, Chuckk Hubbard, who's from Philadelphia. Chuckk's story is interesting, because he chose to come to Romania to be with his Romanian wife, Irina Hasnas. They met while in college. Irina was there on a Fulbright scholarship, … Continue reading Romania Through Their Eyes – Chuckk Hubbard