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Estonian – Latvian similar words dictionary.

Now my life is connected to Estonia and I am learning language, too. Latvian and Estonian are very different languages, however some words are very similar. Moreover, some words in Estonian are similar to German, English and Russian as well. … Continue reading

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Cutting grass – harvesting direct payments 2 – bad harvest

Weeks of my efforts to cut the grass in the traditional way with just a scythe last summer were in vain. Payment agency decided to grant me nothing. Can’t blame them though. My potato field and a field near it … Continue reading

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Unwanted visitors 3 – Suspects found guilty

January 13, Friday, 2012. Case of burglary of my country house is tried. I arrive to the court hall 15 minutes before time. My “beloved ones” were already there. Court smelled like if there was a party all night before … Continue reading

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How I tried to apply for EU financial support for young farmers

I tried to apply for EU support for young farmers, but I was rejected. Main reason was that counselors assume, my agricultural land 23 ha is not enough to make 14000 EUR annual income. That means I really have no … Continue reading

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Cutting grass – harvesting direct payments

First thing to think about is where to get an income. Finding a job in Latvia would promise in average 500 EUR per month (160 working hours) after taxes. This is small enough to consider if it is worth it. … Continue reading

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