I was watching Top Channel last night, first the news, then Fiks Fare. According to them Tirana's citizens now have a choice not only between Rama and Olldashi, but also between Rama and Rama. A minor right-wing faction, Parti 'Balli Kombetar' , submitted papers to the election authorities registering their candidate, Akile Rama. The people on Fiks Fare got hold of the papers and sent a reporter and camera team to the address listed for Mr A Rama. After much ringing of the bell the gate was reluctantly opened by a middle-aged woman who refused to speak to the reporter and tried to close the gate on her. Back in the studio Saimiri and Doctori - the two presenters of Fiks Fare - revealed that Mr Akile Rama was 73 years old, in hospital, and did not know he was now a candidate for mayor. They also compared two documents - the papers submitted on his behalf, and a genuine document he had signed. The signatures were not even remotely similar. There was an interview with the lea
Don't know whether will have the opportunity of saying goodbye in person before you leave Albania, but, wish to tell you that I've enjoyed your blog immensely and, will keep in touch with you, if you allow us, to read your interesting reportages wherever you're going to be next.
Wish you and your wife well in your future. Am sorry not to be able to give a home to Dougal and Bellaand sincerely hope they don't end up in the streets of Tirana again!.
The best to you all!