Category Archives: TLG (Teach and Learn in Georgia)

All related to my work with the MInistry of Education in Georgia as part of the President’s TLG Programme.

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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A Mini-ish Update

Not been able to write much recently, as my laptop is on its way out.  Basically the hot weather and being an elderly computer, means that when the battery gets hot, it presses on the tracker pad and bar from … 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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