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Hey, from the street

Many years ago, at the dawn of the free market in Bulgari, I was editor of a wonderful daily newspaper that still evokes interest on the few remaining newsstands. Back then no one had any concept of free and (for ... »

And a little salt and pepper

Politics these days seems a simple matter. Everyone understands it. First come the photo shoots and glossy posters, then the promises "by the pound" for everyone and everything. But the drama really starts after the elections, when hollow phrases and ... »

Just for a minute...

The narrow and rather unkempt streets of Sofia, and not only there, are more and more often filled with cars left on emergency lights and of course without any accident. This should be banned by law. Our cities are overcrowded ... »

The Language of the Prime Minister

Miracles happen in Bulgaria. And unexpected ones. Out of the blue a prime minister has appeared, and an academic at that, who speaks slowly, carefully, respectfully, and is incredibly well argued for a politician. I have been watching Academician Denkov ... »

Maxim Behar's Book About Seychelles Wins International Culinary Award

Maxim Behar's first cookbook “The Magic of Seychelles Cuisine and Stories from the “Paradise on Earth” was recognized as the “Best in the World” by the international Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2023 in the category “Book about Africa published outside Africa”. This was the 29th ... »

To have and not to have

In this over-commercialized world, possessions have gained the status of a cult. To earn, to buy, to live better, to save for rainy days and even for white days. I can't judge whether this is good or not. At the ... »

The party of the pragmatists

Sometimes we are a pretty crazy, to put it mildly, society. Leftist politicians clamoring for a conservative free market call themselves right-wing ones. And in all this fuss we forget that ideologies died long ago and have been replaced by ... »

The Great Free Market

Subsidy turns out to be the key word for the market in Bulgaria. Whether it comes from the municipality, the state or EU funds is now irrelevant. People I know, and you know, no longer lift a finger to do ... »

Come on, natural intelligence first, please!

The world is crazy about artificial intelligence. In every second business conversation, customers and suppliers explain to me how they can do their job just like that, quickly, with just a few lines in the field of another software and ... »

To the mayor, whoever he is...

Because now the whole Bulgaria will rush to elect a mayor, so I thought that there should be a few universal requirements. Wherever the mayor in question is. Naturally - first he should go to work at least two days ... »