Tag Archives: Janis

The many layers of Latvian man

I’ve done it. I’ve finally achieved what I thought was impossible. I’ve found a diamond in the rough, a prince among men, a real boy in a land of Pinocchios. I have found, wait for it… A Good Latvian Man. … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Here’s what usually happens when I introduce myself to a new class: Me: Hi, my name’s Linda and I’ll be your English teacher for… Class: Oh, Linda! It’s a Latvian name. Me: No, it isn’t. Class: Yes, it is. Me: … Continue reading

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