Tag Archives: Latvia

a woman needs a man…

tights big things quoting, a woman needs I’ve said it before, I love tights, and my favorite are Heist. But when I saw this print, by Swedish Stockings, I decided to give them a try. Although I’ve been railing about the excess of animal prints in fashion, for how many years now, I do like […]

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models, markets, mushrooms, and more

Latvia is about models, markets, mushrooms, and more. It’s the kind of place that is often called a country with a “complex and troubled history.” It’s the kind of history that maybe even most historians don’t want to delve into. It’s the kind of history that most people simply want to ignore, because it’s too […]

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the williamsburg of latvia

the williamsburg of latvia ilze tigule quoting Photo: Magnetic Latvia Some people call this little place, Cēsis, “the Williamsburg of Latvia.” How so? Hipsters baby, hipsters. Lots of people have a problem with hipsters, those bearded, green juice drinking, artisanal cheese eating, post New Age people. Me, I like them, because where they go to “nest,” […]

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cautiously optmistic

cautiously optimistic what i’ve found: brooklinen gaija quoting Women protest for the right to enter a temple, January 1, in Kerala State, India. “Cautiously optimistic,” sounds like the prognosis for the development of a disease, but in this case I’m cautiously optimistic about 2019. Like many of us, I’ve felt kind of “sick” these past […]

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