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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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Dirty Laundry? You Need La Machine du Voisin!

Just came across this little idea, set up by a group of students in Lile, France, who set up a website advertising a machine wash for €4-5 a go.  I’m thinking it could be quite a money spinner here in … Continue reading

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Strawberries and Sugar

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Standing with my Georgian brother, Nika, in the middle of a neighborhood bebo’s strawberry field, picking strawberries barefoot in the mud, as a toothless woman empties a handful of the red fruit into my…

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Mid-May

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
It’s mid-May, and the end of the school year is a month away. Volunteers who are leaving Georgia – for vacation or forever – already have their flight itineraries. Now commences the countdown. 30…

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Aghdgoma or Bust

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
What do late night cemetery rendesvous, toy guns, inter-village judo tournaments and drunk driving all have in common? If I told you that it was Georgian Easter would you be surprised? I would have…

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Georgia’s Orthodox Easter

Originally posted on Living Kunz's Blog:
Hello all! Been meaning to post this for a while but due to lack of internet and funds, I just haven’t been able to until now. On 15 April, Georgia celebrates Easter. Tradition…

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Yoga in the Park: Part 2

As promised, here are just a few of the photos from our yoga session in Vake Park, Tbilisi yesterday, thanks to Sun Yoga Tbilisi, who you can follow on facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/SunYogaTbilisi and a Happy St George’s Day today if you are … Continue reading

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