Tag Archives: Cultural Differences

Is nowhere sacred?

Having played stairs roulette for two weeks in an attempt to break Hypochondriac Girl’s spirit (or legs), I realised that I was getting nowhere fast. Or rather, I was getting out of breath fast, but she just seemed to be getting faster … Continue reading

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Stranger danger?

So I’m back in good old Blighty. This will be my home for the next five weeks. I flew into Luton airport on Wednesday afternoon and went to buy a bus ticket from the National Express office. Faced with the … Continue reading

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How to get ahead in Latvia

When I first moved to Latvia, I had a pretty cushy life. I had a contract with a school which included my rent, most of my bills, paid holidays at Easter and Christmas, and a chauffeur to drive me to … Continue reading

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