Tag Archives: Food

Weekend at Porky’s

My friend has gone home and I am once again all alone in my little flat. Which begs the question – can a girl ever really be alone with a fridge full of delicious bacon and sausages…? But enough of … Continue reading

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Last Day in Latvia

Don’t worry, I’ll be back. I’m just going to work at a summer school in England for the next five weeks. This has me feeling slightly nostalgic about my little life in Latvia. So instead of packing, organising documentation, cleaning … Continue reading

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Eggs-traordinary

The other day, I was doing a pronunciation exercise with one of my classes. As a lot of foreigners struggle with the various sounds in the English language, the kind folks at New English File have come up with a … Continue reading

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Flour Power (or lack thereof)

I have never bought flour in my life. There, I’ve said it. I am a flour-buying virgin. I have managed to survive 35 years on this planet without ever needing to buy it. I’ve never been ashamed of this fact. … Continue reading

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She works hard for the money

When I lived in Ireland, I had just one job. I was a copywriter in an advertising agency. After almost 3 years in Latvia, this now seems rather lazy. Here, I freelance for 3 English schools. I travel the city … Continue reading

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Expat Expedition

I’ve been told (by a student called Janis) that apparently, people smile outside of Riga. So now that spring has finally arrived, I decided to find out if this is true by taking a little day trip. After a quick … Continue reading

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Food glorious food?

One of the best things about travelling is discovering the local cuisine in every country you visit. France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey to name but a few – take your taste buds on a trip to any of these places … Continue reading

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