Tag Archives: Lithuania

Vilnius, a city like no other……..

Having not had an opportunity to visit Vilnius for well over 12 months I thought I would remind myself of what the city looks like in winter, and in particular when the snow falls. It still remains my favourite city … Continue reading

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I knew there was a reason I keep going back to Vilnius………

OECD data shows Lithuania had the highest alcohol consumption, followed by Austria, Estonia, and the Czech Republic In their latest report, the OECD showed in which countries people consumed the most alcohol for 2013, and compared it to the amount … Continue reading

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Corbyn, and how not to win friends and influence people (particularly the Baltic States)

Lithuania’s Ambassador in London Asta Skaisgirytė has written an open letter to Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn over his negative stance on NATO enlargement, emphasizing that it is only the Western Alliance that can guarantee security of the Baltic … Continue reading

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Show no fear … Dalia Grybauskaite says she is prepared to ‘take up arms’ in the instance Russia attacks Lithuania.

  A few days after International Women’s Day and with the U.S. abuzz with the prospect that Hillary Rodham Clinton might, possibly, get elected as the first female president, it’s worth remembering that women have already made that political leap … Continue reading

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Lietuva / Ukraine………..solidarity

  This does not need any explanation………..

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Winter Sun over the Three Crosses, Vilnius, Lithuania

  I took this photograph from my bedroom window at the Shakespeare Hotel in Vilnius, the sun was just setting and the clouds in the sky were several different pastel shades. (c) Kindadukish 2014

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Nuisance phone calls, a fatal accident, bull elephants and how to have some fun…………….

I was sat at my desk at home yesterday afternoon when my mobile phone rang. A voice with a strong Indian accent asked me if I was Mr ……………..to which I replied yes. He then said he was ringing on … Continue reading

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Lietuva……..then and now!

On my last visit to Vilnius in September 2014 I took the opportunity to visit the little shop inside Vilnius University which sells old prints, paintings, T – shirts, CDs and a few odds and sods of books. I was … Continue reading

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Footprints for Freedom……….the Baltic Way

On my last visit to Vilnius in Lithuania my colleague and I decided to visit the newly opened Clock Tower at the front of  Vilniaus Šv. Stanislovo ir Šv. Vladislovo Arkikatedra Bazilika (the famous White cathedral). As we approached the … Continue reading

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Church of St Raphael the Archangel, Vilnius, Lithuania

Photograph of the day © Kindadukish (taken September 2014)

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