Monthly Archives: September 2010

“Oily Seeds on a Sofa” – Fun with English Translations

Our kitchen is tiny and restaurant meals are comparatively inexpensive and VERY tasty, so we eat out a lot.  Fortunately, the menus often have English translations underneath the Hungarian descriptions (or we’re given English language menus), but those translations can … Continue reading

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Connections in Komló (or “Coalminer’s Great-Great Grand Daughter”)

Sometimes when we’re simply LIVING here in Pécs – taking the bus to school, teaching a class, going for a run, eating a meal, watching Gaelic rugby on the German sports station, or enjoying a festival performance (which is fairly non-stop … Continue reading

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Warning – this post is about Hungarian pro tennis…

2nd Warning — this post is about a Pro Tennis tournament taking place this weekend at the Pécs Városi Tenisz Club (city tennis club), so you can feel free to skip it if you’re not into tennis.  We visited a … Continue reading

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The Market

I’ve noticed that we go through an interesting process of knowledge acquisition where we think we’ve figured something out, only to learn later that we didn’t quite have it right, and the market is a good example of what I … Continue reading

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What I miss (and what I don’t).

Humor me for a moment… No Pecs pix in this post.  We’ve been in Pecs 3 weeks now and today I started thinking of what I miss from our lives in the US, as well as things I thought I’d … Continue reading

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