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Tag Archives: Janis
Who’s your daddy?
A couple of weeks ago, I discovered a funny thing about Latvians. Yes, another one. But first, a little background… I recently met a couple of really nice Latvian girls – it seems they do exist. While I was out for a … Continue reading
Of mice and me
The other day, I learned a new word in Latvian – līķūdens – which translates into English as corpsewater. I was sitting on my sofa, minding my own business, when my phone rang and my rather merry Latvian friend started … Continue reading
Posted in Expat, Humor, Humour, Language, Latvia Tagged Corpsewater, English, humor, Humour, Janis, Latvia, Latvian language, Learning a language, līķūdens, Mouse, TEFL 114 Comments
Jānis, Jānis! Wherefore art thou Jānis?
Today I did something that Mammy O’Grady would definitely not approve of. (Among other things) I joined a Latvian dating website. And no, before you jump on the mammy bandwagon, I haven’t completely lost my mind. You see, I’ve come … Continue reading
Posted in Expat, Humor, Humour, Janis, Latvian men, Love and Relationships Tagged Dating, expat, humor, Humour, Janis, Latvia, Latvian men, Latvian women, Leopard print, Online dating, Riga, trees 139 Comments
Last weekend, this blog (about a country most people have never heard of) reached 50,000 views. I promised myself that when this happened, I would dedicate a post to the WWIA who helped me get to this point. Yes, it’s … Continue reading
Posted in Expat, Humor, Humour, Janis, Latvia, Latvian men, Latvian women, Love and Relationships Tagged Blogging, Cheating, Cock, Google Search Terms, humor, Humour, Janis, Latvia, Latvian men, Latvian women, Love in Latvia, Marriage, Milestones, Relationships, Sex, trees 108 Comments
Laughter in Latvia
On Friday, a hilarious Irish person came to Riga. No, another one. Dylan Moran, to be exact. I’d noticed a poster for the gig a couple of weeks ago and raced home to buy my ticket. I was slightly disappointed when … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Humour, Travel Tagged Bērziņš, cake, Dylan Moran in Riga, Dylan Moran Yeah Yeah, expat, high heels, humor, Humour, Janis, Latvia, Latvia comedy, Latvian language, Latvian women, laughter, Moobs, Riga, Stand up comedy 73 Comments
A Blouting in Riga
If you read my previous post, you’ll know that today was my first ‘blouting’ with a guy called Jānis. And yes, that really is his name. We’d arranged to meet at 6pm as we both had stuff to do in the afternoon, … Continue reading
Posted in Expat, Humor, Humour, Janis, Latvian men, Riga Tagged Blogging, expat, humor, Humour, Janis, Latvia, Latvian men, Meeting readers, Riga, Riga History 48 Comments
Oh Jānis, my Jānis!
This Sunday sees me going on my first ever blog outing (or ‘blouting’, if you prefer). ‘What’s a blouting?’, I hear you ask as you scoot perilously close to the edge of your sofa. Well, a blouting is where you … Continue reading
Posted in Expat, Humor, Humour, Janis, Latvian people, Riga Tagged Adventures, Black Balzams, blog readers, Blogging, expat, humor, Humour, Janis, Latvia, Latvian men, Riga, Riga Old Town, Smiling 41 Comments