Monthly Archives: March 2015

An Ordinary Weekend

A 45 minute wait in the queue at the Post Office to post a small package to the UK was not the best start to a Saturday morning, nor was the sleet and snow which accompanied me on the trip … Continue reading

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Star of the show

Sunday morning worship on Valentine’s Day found me at Liepa. I was there because I wasn’t able to attend some important anniversary celebrations which were to be held there the following weekend.  It does seem strange that in Latvian terms … Continue reading

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Balstiņa

  One of my other stops on Valentine’s Day was to our conference centre at Skangaļi. Ilona (not to be confused with the Ilona at Sarkaņi!) who leads the work with children and youth in the Region was holding a … Continue reading

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Vidzeme on Valentine’s Day

The weekend of Valentine’s Day proved to be a busy one in Vidzeme, the area to the north of Latvia, so much so that I took the unprecedented step of staying in a hotel in the lovely town of Valmiera … Continue reading

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A Little Child…..

I’m just back from a Sunday trip to Liepaja. I’ve written about visits there in the past, and I’ve also written about Sophie too. As the service started Sophie and her two little friends were on the front row. It … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

Galerija Rīga is one of my favourite haunts.  It is about a ten minutes walk from where I live and is a beautiful shopping mall set on six floors. The shops are beautiful too, but most are a bit too … Continue reading

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