Monthly Archives: July 2013

‘Summer is A-Coming In’

Just to show that Latvians don’t have a monopoly on songs which celebrate the summer, I have given this blog the title of an extremely old English song in celebration of the summer.  Those of my vintage who live in … Continue reading

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The Jugs

As a child I moved a lot with my parents, and so lived in all kinds of different houses.  When we arrived as a family they were just houses, but a particular gift my mother had was to be able … Continue reading

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Postscript – One Amazing Day

….Just to add some further detail to my last blog.  I discovered on re-reading the information about the event that I was way out in my assessment of the number of people involved in the Song and Dance Celebration.  So in the interests … Continue reading

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One Amazing Day

It is perhaps a bit of poetic license to call this blog entry ‘One Amazing Day’ because the events really took place over a whole week, but this title, taken from the strap line to the much-maligned Millenium Dome experience … Continue reading

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Catching Up

This post is, as the title suggests, a ‘catch up’ on what’s being going on for me here in Latvia over the past couple of weeks. For those of you who like the descriptive stuff this is for you, but … Continue reading

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