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Endings and Beginnings

Trials of a Week This week has been the toughest so far as Director of OPG, as a member of the Coxless Rowers, and also in my PhD quest.  It is a week that has marked the end and the … Continue reading

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Time to say goodbye

I really enjoyed reading this piece about friendship from another expat living in Georgia. It rang true on so many levels, and is written in a lovely way.

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No Touching

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I know I risk sounding like the Professor Snape of TLG with all these posts about how kids in Georgia need a little discipline in their diets, but it’s taken me a while to…

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A Friendship Courtesy of a Lobiani

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Repeatedly in Georgia, I’ve learned that saying “დიახ” (yes) can bring great rewards. Often when saying “დიახ” isn’t what I want to do, I remember the lobiani that started a friendship and what I’ve…

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A New Year’s Blog

Happy New Year!! First of all, I’d like to wish you all a very Happy New Year, Hogmanay, and 2012.  It isn’t actually New Year in Georgia yet, in fact we haven’t even had Christmas, as that is on 7th … Continue reading

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Uisce

This is probably the hardest blog I have ever decided to write, and one of the most open and vulnerable too.  I don’t want people to worry or be alarmed, it is just that I find writing to be a … Continue reading

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Realities of being Back in Georgia: aka Culture Shock!

I thought I was doing pretty well with being back in Georgia, and on the whole I am happy to be back, but the suddenly reality of being somewhere so not British really kicked in on my way home from … Continue reading

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