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'So What?' [Nov. 17th, 2017|11:40 am]
Seconds out: Round One
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scuse the Latvian [Nov. 6th, 2017|02:09 pm]
Parasti pārbaudu savu latviešu valodu mazliet, bet šoreiz nevaru būt arsed. Tā tad:

Man prasīja trešdien, un es piekritu ceturdien (pa spīti tām ka īsti negribu to darīt). Sestdien agri no rīta izņemu businu no kreisa kantora Mukusalas ielā, paņemu meitenes no pie Strelnieku kājām un, kopā ar savu meitu devamies uz Kaunas.

Devu instrukcijas komandai un tad strādāju ar vārtsardzi. Bija pirmo reizi viņai starp postiem, bet musu nr.1 ir jauna mamma, nr 2 ir trauma, un nr 3 nevarēja braukt .

Pretnieces bija Lietuvas U17 izlase, un viņas bija svaigas no nometnes un kopā ar pieciem treneriem… un viņi bija domājuši, ka mēs esam Latvias čempiones. Mēs neesam – pēdējo reizi musu meitenes spēleja pret Latvijas čempiones viņas zaudēja 0-18. Turklāt musu komandā bija piecas 15 gad. meitenes bez lielas pieredzes. Saprotiet, ka redzēju trouble ahead: pazemojums guaranteed.

Bet, (un te celšu savu asti), bijam burvīgi: meitenes skaisti un gudri spēlēja ar iedvesmojoši atdevi, un pēc 70 min. bija 1-1. Jā, pēc tam… nū gājām no 4 2 3 1 uz 4 4 2, un pretnieces izmantoja vietu ātri un prasmīgi (collective intelligence swaying), un pēc 90 minutēm viss beidzās ar 1 – 4.

It was a sweet an unexpected end to my coaching career. The trainers complimented me on the beautiful football, and I put my arm on my daughter’s shoulder for the final joint team photo. Pity but the cameraman was a prick and all you see is my hand: still no sense in lingering on these things.
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Tehniskā apskate [Nov. 2nd, 2017|01:53 pm]
Tiem, kuriem ir jaunas mašinas nepieredz tiem emocionāliem pacēlumiem un kritumiem.
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[Oct. 16th, 2017|11:14 am]
sportscentrs komentētājs: 'viņa ļoti labi korpusā spēlēja... kas īstenība nav pārsteigums, jo tēvs ir no angiījas."
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[Sep. 21st, 2017|02:27 pm]
Poor sod

See, I was involved in women's football (was a manager for two years, my daughter is an U17 international)... and I can tell you that there are probably millions of words that managers say to players. All that lawyer had was one comment about ebola in all that time she was a player (over 100 caps). It was a similar comment a mate of mine made about a teammate coming back from an affected country. This mate spends his free-time in Africa doing aids awareness through football coaching - so, you know, a real bigot.

And on FB all my PC footy friends are utterly silent on this, cos comments get you in trouble - which I suppose means they feel they have something to hide - which means they are using their brains at least.
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[Sep. 13th, 2017|09:32 pm]
Kamēr es gaidīju savu sievu Stabu ielā, es slinki vēroju sievieti.
Viņai bija tievs ķermenis ar izsmalcinātām pazīmēm, kuras man nekad nav bijusi iespēja saprast, lai novērtētu - viņa nāca pie manis ar vēlmi kaut ko pateikt.
Biju pārsteigts, jo es viņu biju vērojis caur netīru mašīnas logu. Mašīna, tā pati kā es, biju veca ar... iespiedumiem no dzīves belzieniem (man te ir vārdnīca).
Viņa noliecās pie loga, pasmaidīja, un informēja, ka
"policists nāk".
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[Sep. 7th, 2017|10:16 am]
Iespējams, ka jaunākā meita domā, ka neviens nesapratis viņas angļu valodu sabiedriskās vietās. Vakar, stavot rindā pie kases, viņa maigi pliukšķināja manu vedēru, un patieca "It is big, but not as big as that man's"
That man, kurš stavēja tieši aiz manis kautrīgi aizgriezās.
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[Sep. 2nd, 2017|11:39 pm]
Go on, try it…

Mental illness

Like something out of
A power play
Big scene
The Big Duke in the big scene.
Body language… what swift cross of leg!
Dynamic… that is the word
Angle of body in chair is forward
Tilted, yeah…
But this thrusting guy in sharp suit
With the sunset over metropolis
Out the window (vast window)
He is confused, well ‘frustrated’
Or maybe he is pretending to be.
I understand him.
I know how it feels
To bash inexpertly at keys
To be stumped by summat simple
Read more )
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[Aug. 25th, 2017|01:06 pm]
‘It is poverty and economic insecurity which submits human nature to the greatest strain: compare suicide statistics with bankruptcies and economic depression.’
‘Suicides are less in wars because there is more money about.’
Major CH Douglas
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hand me down father [Aug. 22nd, 2017|11:48 pm]
Bogshed

sense of prolapse
1985
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[Aug. 11th, 2017|12:07 pm]
Vai kāds zina vietu Rīgā, kur varētu audio kasešu ierakstus pārnest uz digitālo formatu?
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[Aug. 9th, 2017|03:46 pm]
Rit iešu ar savu skotu draugu uz latvijas nacionālā mākslas muzeju - būs forši: taisīsim video
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kas notiek skotijā [Aug. 3rd, 2017|05:35 pm]
Mercury Prize Winners sūdzās par gleznām Skotu Nacionālā portretu galerijā 


Es gribu teikt: miers, mīlestība, bet, lūdzu, mazliet sapratne.
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[Jul. 12th, 2017|04:53 pm]
fragile paradise (middle-aged-man blues)

parāk skaista diena: work chained me to the computer, but the view outside was super. In bloom and beautiful, my youngest and my wife darzā: full yet part of the analogue ticking and slipping of time. Maybe the sun has retired warm and modestly in some secret part of the soul from my stepson yesterday - tipa "Eu.. bet tev nav kaut kāds pārmetums sev - par to kā tu man audzināji? Well, eye contact on the potatoes and carrots I'm peeling, I murmur an apology of sorts. "Nē" vinš teica, "paldies tev, ka biji ar mani visu to laiku". Blin - -asaras varētu fall in the sink. Twenty years since I first rolled the tarmac here: already in love - that much was clear. The sun setting orange over the fields: a tired caress. Picked my eldest meita and stepson at midnight vakar: he with a flat tyre rode back to his flat, she stretched with window down informed about the concert: all that IDEA growing in her: pouring out of her: smile and cackle, roll and rustle: parāk skaista dzīve.
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[Jun. 7th, 2017|03:11 pm]
Mana sieva šodien šausminājās par visiem durakiem, kuriem ir augsti amati vienā konkretā Latvijas iestādē. Viņai ir ļoti grūti saprast, kā tas ir iespējams viņiem turēt to darbu, kad skaidrs, ka cilvēks ir 'jefiņš' (?).

Saulīt, lūdzu, iepazīsties ar Apvientās Karalistes jauno iekšlietu ministru (ja Labour uzvarēs rīt):




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[Jun. 7th, 2017|09:31 am]
Gribētu jums dāvināt jaunu vārdu: dusmuļķīgs.
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Give unto MES what belongs to MES (Masonic Mumblings in Excelsis) [May. 30th, 2017|05:19 pm]

It just came and then it stopped
It just came and then it stopped 

I got a look translucent
I got a look translucent face  
My mirror dissolves every day 

I got a name I got a face
I got a name I got a say
I gotta show medical doors
All wang doctors all tryna… 

It came in tricolours with headband
Its summers were all in a day
They had a name they had a face
They had a name they had a say

They had a say! 

Said going downtown
They had a name
They got a say 

It came in tricolours each day
When I’d seen it show today
When I’d seen those swinging doors
No rich door… 

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Morrissey on Manchester [May. 24th, 2017|10:08 am]
"Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says the attack is the work of an ‘extremist’. An extreme what? An extreme rabbit?”
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risinājums demogrāfiskajai problēmai [May. 17th, 2017|02:43 pm]
no children, no vote?
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[May. 15th, 2017|05:48 pm]
Nezinu kāpēc bet zosāda katru reizi  - mani berni aug, mani vecāki slimo: būtu grēks to detalizēt. Labāk dejot, vai skatīties, kā citi to dara.
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