Tag Archives: birthdays

I left my arse in Liepāja

Last Saturday was my friend Guna’s birthday. You can imagine my excitement when it was announced that we would celebrate it by having a girls’ weekend in Liepāja.  Lazy day on the beach + biking to the restaurant for dinner, … Continue reading

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An open letter to Latvijas Pasts

Dear Latvijas Pasts,  Having lived in Latvia for almost four years now, I truly thought that I had scraped the bottom of the barrel when it came to deplorable customer service. However, on Thursday afternoon, your Čaka Street branch plumbed new … Continue reading

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Expat Eye is One!

Today Expat Eye on Latvia is one year old! What a year it’s been – I’ve met some amazing people, both online and in the real world, and I’m so grateful to them for reading. I can hardly believe that … Continue reading

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The Big 3-6

Yup, I’m no longer a 35-year-old spinster, but a 36-year-old one (who’s been ‘horny too long time’, if you believe the hype). My birthday was yesterday but as Tuesday is kind of a crap day to celebrate, I decided to … Continue reading

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Ice Ice Baby

After you’ve pissed off an entire country, there’s really only one thing left to do, and that is go to a place where there are lots of people from that country moving around, at speed, on very sharp objects. Yes, … Continue reading

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