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Will I get a happy ending?

I think that I might finally be nearing the light at the end of my washing machine tunnel. For those who missed the original post, I’ve had a broken washing machine for close to two months now, thanks to an exploding … Continue reading

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Linda vs Latvijas Pasts

My watch broke a few weeks ago. Yes, I’m one of those old-fashioned souls who still likes wearing a watch. For me, it’s massively inconvenient to scrabble around in my cavernous bag for my phone every time I need to check the … Continue reading

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A drinking challenge? Count me in!

I first became aware of Mr Ireland when he started commenting on my blog. His comments had the unfortunate effect of making me feel like everything I was doing in my life was wrong. “You should seriously think about reorganising … Continue reading

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Three men and a little lady

I’m hoping that this will be my last post about my ‘new’ flat – at least until the next thing falls down/apart. The good news is that the place is now somewhere a real person can live; a person who … Continue reading

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Digging Kuldīga (part two)

Finally, it was time to visit Ventas Rumba (Kuldīga Waterfall) and Vecais Tilts (Old Bridge), which if I’m honest, I’d been putting off a little for fear of being disappointed. At a tinchy 2 -3 metres high, it’s not going … Continue reading

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