Monday 20 November 2023

R.I.P. Nick Brind


'You know you've been in Romania too long when you can tell someone's star sign from their date of birth and talk animatedly about it.'

Nick Brind, one of the funniest and wisest men I ever knew, said that. He died on Thursday, I think, and will be very much missed. His was the best firm of architects in Romania for many years. He had previously worked in Africa and been manager of Steeleye Span.


  1. I don't know almost anyone in Romania who takes the zodiac seriously, and know hundreds of people easily. I'm not sure that is the most accurate stereotype, or we must know very different circles.