Category Archives: Georgian Life

Little snippets of my life and cultural experiences in Georgia.

Restful Days and the 12 Parcels to Tiredness

Today is one of those days where I just have to be, do everything delicately and as I feel ready.  I need to rest and be quiet and be in my own protective bubble.  Over the years I’ve learnt not to push … Continue reading

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Still Waiting…

Bit sneeky today, since I decided to repost the blog I wrote for our ocean rowing site: http://www.fourbirdsaboating.com/ as I wanted to post pretty much the same stuff today.  Going a little stir crazy as I just want to be in Latvia, … Continue reading

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Mid Winter Summer Solstice

Happy Bunny After the past few weeks of craziness, I’m happy to report that its been back to business this week, and a few nice breakthroughs, so lets hope the progress stays that way.  Massive thanks to everyone who has … Continue reading

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Glass Dishes and Plastic Swords: A Day at the Zoo

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
To me, the zoo has always been a magical place. I didn’t get to visit very often when I was a child, however, as it was at least an hour’s drive away and expensive,…

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Leaving the Nest

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Living in Georgia amplifies the strangeness of time… endless village afternoons playing nardi at the birzha have a twilight effect and suddenly you’re looking back wondering what in hell fire that whirlwind of soupras…

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Goodbyes

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I’m starting to get used to goodbyes. As a TLG volunteer just rounding out my second year, this is now old hat. The friends I’ve made over the past months will go their separate…

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To One Another

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I attended the TLG two-year anniversary ceremony on Friday, June 8. Prime Minister Gilauri and Minister Shashkin shared words of encouragement and gratitude. TLG volunteers from each region told how they’ve made differences in…

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