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One thing my students say which never fails to amuse me is, “The best English is spoken in London”. Once I’ve picked myself up off the floor and wiped my eyes, I tell them to look up “EastEnders” on YouTube … Continue reading

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The wine, the witch and the wardrobe

It was a wonderful weekend in Riga. The sun shone, temperatures crept up to the high teens, Latvians celebrated the Restoration of Independence of the Republic of Latvia – and I celebrated a three-day weekend and not having to wear tights … Continue reading

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Get your glad rags on…

Latvians are the best-dressed people in the world. Ask any Latvian. And if ‘best-dressed’ means donning as much fur, gold lamé, leopard print and jewellery as humanly possible then they might be right. It’s the only country in the world … Continue reading

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