Category Archives: Latvia Life

These blogs are all related to my time spent in Latvia.

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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Travels are Almost A Go!!

At last it Came! Its been another busy old week here, and today I was very happy to see that OPG got the tax exemption through from the government of Georgia.  This is a really big deal, as it means … 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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Coffee and Favours

I generally hate asking for favours and hand outs, and pushing the things that are important to me, but I’ve decided to take a risk and promote this one, as it could solve a very big logistical headache for me, … Continue reading

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Bicycle Stories

Your First Bike Getting your first ever bike is like a right of passage, something you rarely forget, even if you don’t recall all the intricate details.  I must have been about 5 or 6 years old when I got … Continue reading

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Rewards for Cycling Around London

I just came across this very interesting scheme (via an email) which has been introduced in London as a way of helping the environment and easing congestion.  I hadn’t heard about it before, and I wonder how successful it will … Continue reading

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Strawberry Season

There are so many things I just love about Georgia, and I have to say that strawberry season is without doubt my all time favourite season here.  It is neither too hot, nor too cold, but just right as the … Continue reading

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