Last summer I was playing baseball in Lithuania, coaching in Moscow, hitching through Bavaria, and working construction in the South of France. Who knows what this summer will bring.
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After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug...more info
Can I try? One day I brought my own lunch, the Balandele meal (rice/pork wrapped in cabbage leaves, a lithuanian dish) and everyone was curious, asking for a bite. They all loved it!! Afterward they were grilling Viktorija, asking for the recipe.
corner storethis is the corner store near Khathi High School, where all the students go during breaks to buy snacks--the most popular is a donut (fried dough ball) with Polony (like SPAM) meat. We opted for the donut without the Polony.
FireA fire that broke out across the street from our place in Hibberdene. There is no Fire Department in our town and the nearest one is a half hour away and as Arthur put it, "they don't work on the weekends". The fire eventually died out on its own.
Where did u come from?This guy showed up one day at the basketball court. He lives nearby, has finished high school but did not pass the Matric exam. He is unemployed and living at home, but trying to pass the exam. He would occaisonally come and play basketball with us.