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summer rain

The skies are pouring down on Tbilisi tonight, thunder tirelessly roaring all around, lightening up my dark bedroom. It will be cosy to lay down to bed soon, with my balcony door open tonight. Advertisements

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Evening walk

Last night I took an evening walk to Mtatsminda park above the Old town. It was getting dark and I met a bunch of young men, each carrying beers and snacks. They were walking quite quickly on the pedestrian path … Continue reading

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yogurtlady conversation

Conversation with the yogurtlady in my localcornershop after work today (in Georgian!): Lady: Aron, how are you?! A: Fine thank you, how are you? Lady: Fine! Where have you been (lately)? A: Working.. Lady: Do you need water? A: No, … Continue reading

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how to slaughter a chicken?

One morning as I went off to work, my neighbour Nargiza called on me. Aron! I was a little late as usual, but I always had time for a little chat with my neighbours: – Aron, can you slaughter a … Continue reading

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a week without facebook

I like to challenge myself to various things; finding that challenges leads to growth and deeper insight. My life in Georgia offers a unique opportunity for this kind of practice. Noticing that I often log on to facebook to relieve … Continue reading

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Beautiful woman

I couldn’t take my eyes off this beautiful elderly lady. She was born during the early days of the Soviet occupation in the early 1920’s. While the world around her has changed immensly in her lifetime, in her village, little … Continue reading

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A couple of words on the account of a historic shift of power

The city was buzzling with energy the days leading up to the parliamentary elections. September was very hectic. Workers were working day and night – even until midnight on sundays – obviously in order to finish various projects by election … Continue reading

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