Monthly Archives: April 2014

Various Videos

I hope that this week’s post will be slightly more interesting than its title! It seems to be video time at the moment, and so here are some insights into aspects of the work of The Salvation Army in Latvia which … Continue reading

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Priecīgas Lieldienas!

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8Geszax1wg&feature=youtu.be I’ve just arrived home after attending Easter Sunday morning breakfast and worship at Riga 1 corps. It’s a beautiful sunny day, and I’m sitting surrounded by the lovely flowers I was given earlier in the week for my birthday. … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about language: sans paroles

When I was learning French at school it always struck me as rather strange that the words ‘sans paroles’ were used under a cartoon to tell you that it was a wordless cartoon – odd don’t you think? However, it … Continue reading

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No room at the Inn

The time is overdue for me to write up some of the events of the past month. Contrary to the impression that may have been given on this blog, there were more things happened  than the visit of the Queen … Continue reading

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‘…O to be in Latvia now that April’s here…’*

I’ve written before on this blog about the way that the seasons are anticipated so much here in Latvia.  It might be true to say that this anticipation reaches its height when waiting for Spring to come.  Someone in the … Continue reading

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