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Georgian Is As Georgian Does

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Exactly one year ago, I was going over my checklist of things to pack for Georgia and wondering what the heck I had decided to do. My mom had already told me her fears…

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Street Vending: Should it be Legalised or Should the Poor be Allowed to Continue?

This morning I received an invitation to a talk given in Tbilisi by a PhD student about how the poor  in Georgia use different coping mechanisms to survive, one of which is street vending.  Without speaking to the PhD student, … Continue reading

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Lisi Lake

Lovely day with the kids at Lisi Lake today, though I’m sure we all have a little sunburn despite applying lots of sun lotion (another training lesson for our Earthwatch expeditions!)! Was 24degrees when I left home at 9am, and … Continue reading

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WENDY’S

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Sixteen years ago – in May, 1996 – two of my friends and I got ticket vouchers for the advance screening of a movie called Independence Day. This was before the marketing for the…

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1. Tbilisi Street Bouldering Festival

So excited about this, I miss climbing!

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Strawberries and Sugar

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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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A Lesson in Pond Dipping

In preparation for our scientific research expeditions with Earthwatch from July onwards (fingers crossed), we have been taking our Oceans Ambassadors out and about into nature, especially now that winter is over and the school we were using has exams. … Continue reading

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