Wrest & relaxation

It’s Saturday the 27th; Abby’s been back from our R&R trip to Paris and Brussels for six days, while I continued on to London. I was supposed to return home tonight, but I’ve had to extend my trip four more days so I can complete my dental treatment – part of my trip being a visit to the U.S. Embassy-recommended dentist here to fix the problems that have baffled the Albanian dentists. It turns out that I have a fractured tooth. The fracture is not actually visible in the x-rays, but the dentist figured it out based on my description…

A few things

Last week, I received a call from one of my American friends who in turn is a friend of an advertising executive here in Tirana. The advertisers needed an American voice to record a tagline for a Tuborg beer commercial: “Tuborg – open for fun!” My friend – who has a great bass voice – was out of town, so he gave me the phone number for the audition. I went down to the agency, met the account executive’s assistant, and sat down in a make-shift recording studio to do some demos. “Tuborg – open for fun!”; “Tuborg – open…