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Alūksne region was one step away from having an ecovillage and alternative (knowledge balanced with skills) school

Education system of Latvia is suffering from encyclopedic type of education – mostly we learn only to read and write. Such education system has resulted in unbearable bureaucracy culture in Latvia. There is a lot of office workers and very … Continue reading

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Heifer international 2 – Time to give 10 sheep away

About two years ago I took 10 sheep and 1 ram in the framework of Heifer Project. During these two years their number multiplied to 55 including males. Could’ve been more if I was more experienced in care for newborns… A few … Continue reading

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Support collecting of plastic and other trash in Latvian forests!

[update: we managed to acquire trailer, so donations for this activity are not necessary] I need support to maintain a car and to obtain a trailer, that will be used to transport trash from the forests to a waste management site. Crowdfunding … Continue reading

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Free tour Aluksne

If you like to long-time low-cost ecology travel “nothing special” places with more nature and less people, then Baltics is a good option. I offer you a town Alūksne in the North-East corner of Latvia. I can be your guide … Continue reading

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Global warming – 2nd winter

Winter 2011/2012 ago I remember a usual February with its -30 even -35 Celsium. 1 meter of snow. It was always normal. Snow in Aluksne usually melts only in April. Snow covers the earh here for 5 months from November … Continue reading

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Cutting grass – harvesting direct payments 2014 – Struck by lyme disease

Exactly on summer solstice day I started to feel bad. I spent 3 weeks in bed with 38,5 Celsium every evening, but no other symptoms, my parents got curious and one morning forced me to visit a doctor. Blood tests … Continue reading

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How to save socks and what to do with broken socks

Socks protect your feet from your shoes and your shoes from your feet. Before there were socks, people just wrapped linen cloth around their feet. Socks save your time, compared to cloth, but are more expensive and get holes easier. … Continue reading

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