Tag Archives: Cyrillic

1. If I only had the nerve

Happy New Year / Честита Нова Година! 2013 got off to an interesting start… when I caught the train home at 4am on New Years’ Day, I ended up breaking up a fight between two drunk men in my carriage. … Continue reading

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Not so sound

  One of the best things about Bulgarian is the cyrillic script. Don’t get me wrong, I moaned about it at the beginning. But it’s phonetic, so once you’ve mastered it, you can pretty much pronounce anything you read. Often, … Continue reading

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Mumbo jambo

* This joke is aimed at those who can read Cyrillic, speak basic Swahili and share my sense of humour.** ** It’s all about defining your target market.

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Knock, knock. Who’s there?

It’s sometimes the little things that surprise you about a country. One of those small things that I have found strange here in Bulgaria is the toilet etiquette. In the UK, if you need to go to the toilet, you: … Continue reading

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