Monthly Archives: March 2013

Palm Sunday in Bauska

This photo was taken by Aivis Ilsters and is one of a number under the title ‘Spring in Latvia’. On Palm Sunday I travelled to Bauska to join the Salvation Army corps/church there for worship and ‘pussy willow’ was very much in evidence.  It … Continue reading

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‘The Road Less Travelled’

Most of the journey from Riga to Drusti in the car follows a good main road, but the last 16 kilometres is not a tarmac road and takes you deep into the countryside. In summer evidently it can be a … Continue reading

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Christmas card country

The temperatures here in Latvia this March have been  historically low, but for me the bright, clear, dry, crisp days we have experienced in the latter part of the month have been beautiful. This meant that my journey to Drusti last … Continue reading

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Aah Bisto…

I cannot find Bisto* here, or any other kind of gravy for love nor money.  I have even managed to find pretty good teabags, but no gravy.  I know I may sound very boring, but I do miss Bisto, my food is … Continue reading

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First Impressions

People have asked me a lot in the past month what my first impressions of Latvia are. I’ve found that a very difficult question to answer. On the one hand I have learnt to my cost in the past what … Continue reading

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My first blog

Monday and Tuesday were spent in this beautiful setting at Skangali near Liepa in Latvia. The Salvation Army officers and leaders in Latvia met here together. It was a great opportunity to share together, to worship and just generally have … Continue reading

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In the beginning….

…let’s see if this will be a beginning….

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