Man patinka Lietuva

I like Lithuania – a visitor's point of view

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Labas Burnley – a taste of Lithuania in Lancashire


P1030610A new Lithuanian restaurant has opened in Burnley, Lancashire – Baltic Homelands.P1030606

P1030609I read about it in a magazine when I was in another cosmopolitan restaurant in town, the Portuguese one called Bobbins.

As regular visitors to Lithuania over the last 10 years my friend Terry and I decided we had to pay it a visit, if only to refresh ourselves with some Švyturys beer.

So after having a coffee in award-winning coffee shop Bellissimo round the corner we went for some lunch.

We were made very welcome and despite my rusty Lithuanian (it’s been almost two years since I last went to Lithuania) it was nice to hear it spoken again and on the radio in the background.

P1030608There is a comprehensive menu in Lithuanian and English with all the food we were familiar with from Lithuania including Cepelinai (dumplings shaped like and named after Zeppelins but officially re-named –…

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That most English of days: St George’s Day

A patrons saint we share with many other countries

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P1020079 Flying the flag as the wind turbines on the moors behind stand silent as if saluting it.

The photograph was taken from the banks of the Leeds to Liverpool canal in Burnley, Lancashire.

St George was a real person, a Roman Tribune born to Greek parents in Lydda. He was tortured and executed because he wouldn’t give up his christian beliefs and is now revered across the world,

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Ah, the English………..such a confusing lot of people!

This might aid your understanding of us when we meet!

Kindadukish's Blog - I am not a number, I am a free man (The Prisoner)

I thought this would be useful for all my friends and colleagues who are not English. It will help explain how we communicate………….I think! I have re-titled it to the English as we are very different than the Scots, Welsh and Irish.


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