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Snow, Easter & Hot Cross Buns in Bulgaria

By Joanna Rosina - Tuesday, April 17, 2012

So Spring arrived & we all shot into the garden, getting some sun & doing garden work, planting etc. Then we had three days of strong  winds then woke to… Read more…

Spring & Baba Marta is on her way

By Joanna Rosina - Monday, February 13, 2012

We are still ensconsed in our homes, snowed in & fed up but HOPE is around the corner. All through winter we look forward, & the mantra from all us ex… Read more…

Babin den

By Joanna Rosina - Wednesday, January 25, 2012

  My friend Sue,  has had the great honour of being chosen by her village as Baba of the year. Baba is Bulgarian for grandmother. I was on my way… Read more…

Chestit Imam Den

By Joanna Rosina - Monday, January 9, 2012

For the first time since residing in Bulgaria we celebrated my name day. I have wanted to do this since I I was told I had one. I find the tradition… Read more…

Happy Name Day!

By Joanna Rosina - Friday, January 6, 2012

Saturday 7th January is my nameday, I share this day with Yovo, English equivalent John, & also my mum Joan. So if your name is John, Joan, Joanna, Joanne, Jonathan… Read more…

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