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> Ahoj Karle!
How are you where yre you? Still
Yup, still in
I still owe you pics of my garden. Just now finishing the winter garden at my parents house. that will be cool. how is everything with you? I am in the Czech Republic now being a bit ill. my kidneys got naughty again, hopefully will get better soon. ok, gotty go to bed as i feel the fever coming again, just wanted to say qiuck ahoj and see how you are doing as i havent heard from you for some time, although i know it was my turn to email...
You seem sick often. Make sure you eat healthy. Drink teas which strengthen your immunity, etc. etc. Don't eat too much meat. If you are having problems now they'll only get worse once you're older, so better to start analysing things now so you can figure out a good routine and strengthen your body now for later in life.
Love ya too baby!
> take care and stay in touch, love ya,k
hey dude, not sure if I mentioned my new gig:
but it's in the Rudotin mountains or something. I'm kinda an important foreman guy/cook/clown etc. and set up the entertainment for the other dudes, including mp3 player blasting through the valley while everyone works, and while we sit around during the evenings I proudly boast that I also have some Bulgarian music (from you), and one guy said: "hey, that's local Bulgarian music, and that band is just a hundred metres from my house!" Just thought I'd mention it!
:o) I envy you the
What is wrong with you then? Do you know which organ you are having trouble with? I fast every spring and do a liver cleanse etc. The liver is the body's filtration system and if it is not working so well you will constantly be sick. You don't have to do a full on fast but can do a juice fast instead, for example. More details at
I hope to be back in
I'm working on Roger's cabins in
although I'm having friction with the head foreman. He
likes to get drunk and aggressive occasionally, I don't tolerate his behaviour,
and several times we've been rolling around wrestling. I was always nice and
sacrificed my knees to pin him down, but last time he punched me in the mouth so
I gave him a good knock in the nose. Kinda humorous actually, except for the
fact that I may be fired. Will have to see. If so I'm thinking of driving to
Arch in the eastern part of
dayz here are mostly cloudy and cold. i miss sun so much but i guess that will have to wait till next spring or a sunny day in the muntains, too bad Juan doesnt sky.
It's still nice and sunny here, most of the time, but
getting cold at night. If I had enough cash I would just drive down to
> Take care and keep me updated. love,k
You have a good one too banana! k
I'm at the Coffee Beanery in
Sounds like you found a good scam. Can't remember someone telling us we can't play at Starbucks.
Glad you getting some online games goin. I don't get enough internet for that, but I do play games with people by email (several games at a time so that it is more fun).
There ARE chicks in bg, and they're pretty cool and laid back, but haven't scored anything yet. Not sure how long I'll be here now since I gave the head foreman a bloody nose, heh heh. But stuff like that just keep my topsy turvy lifestyle on the edge.
Have a good one, k
So my South side is going again.
I've got insurance, but need road tax by the 14th, but I don't thing driving
around on the South Side with expired road tax is going to pose big problems.
Look forward to hearing what's new in
Just tried to call you but no go. Guess you're not in bg? Roger's foreman is an aggressive alcoholic and we'd end up scruffing occasionally. He'd always start it and I'd end it by pinning him down. But got tired of that, and last time since he just took a pot shot at my face, I grabbed his arm and slugged him right in the nose. He got the worst of it, and because he's indignant, he just fired me. Even though he claims to likes me. Long story but it has been a power struggle from the beginning, even though Roger labelled me as a wildcat freelancer who could help out here and there, while I can work on my computer stuff in between. But this dude generally has a problem with that, Roger is gone and now I'm screwed, because this happened a day after the last payday, when I paid back a bunch of debts and left myself with 200 lev till the next payday (usually every Friday or two). But you can imagine that without a job the 200 lev is going to dry up pretty quickly. Already aggressively I've been looking for new work, but it takes time to nurture new customers, then to get some work, and then get paid. I'll keep trying, but in the meantime... Not sure of what you're situation is, but were you working on your house in any way? I've had a bunch of construction experience in the past, and have added to that recently with Roger's gig, so perhaps I could be useful in some way. Would just need my food covered, and during the days I could hopefully find some local internet cafe and keep looking for new customers. Recently approached 6000 translation agencies, about one hundred have responded, and I have been busy filling in their translator application forms. I can cook good too and I have a bunch of tools in my truck for the construction, if you are working on that. Anyway, hope to hear from you soon. What an annoying situation I'm in. laterbud
Heydo, well, here I sit in the internet café restaurant
with 180 lev in my pocket, Archy didn't pick up his phone so perhaps he's still
The next day some reconciliation seemed possible and he approached me about it in the presence of Steve. I mentioned that I do not like to be subjected to such treatment and he should consider putting a cap on his hard alcohol consumption. But it got back to his usual drone how it soooo irritates him that I am not his little lap dog and dedicating all my time to the construction and whatever he wants. That is the point of indignance that apparently really irritates him and surfaces every time he gets drunk. I was cooking good meals for the boys (because Lanta was not providing enough), they were very happy with it and liked it much better than her cooking, I was playing movies for them in the evenings, music during the day, helping out here and there… Gav said he would only trust me with his chainsaw, he could give me quick instructions and I would translate with my Czech/Bulgarian and waving of arms while he was doing errands, and I did a lot of useful things there. But this is apparently not enough. He kept going on and on about his agenda of pushing up the game, but now he set himself back significantly because he just lost what I would like to believe is a useful employee. It's all his pride, indignance and ultimatums. He even said he regrets it and that he likes me, but I cannot accept someone as a friend who throws me out onto the street like this with a small pot to piss in and is too indignant and proud to admit he has a problem with alcohol. Perhaps some of you will be blessed to witness what I've had to go through several times.
In any case, just wanted to vent some steam with this letter and give you my point of view, in case Gav twists things too much. I'm not taking this personally against you and everything we have been working on remains. Except for the debt repayment in the interim, cause I need to get some cash coming in first. Translations can be pretty sporadic, and I guess even more so now after the financial crisis and collapse of a lot of global trading. In any case I have approached those 6,000 translation agencies I mentioned, about a hundred have responded back and now I am busy filling in their application forms etc. But it takes time to nurture a new translation customer, perform some translation tests, finally get some work, and often they pay about 45 days after the job is done. In any case I hope to tap into a larger market since I have now added Slovak and, in particular, French to English to my usual Czech to English translations.
Anyway, just wanted to give you a heads up, or at least my
perspective, and hope you had nice journeys on the
Hey dude, just wrote a goofball article I wanna throw up on the net and wondering if you had any input, insight or corrections. It's a first draft but please do not post it anywhere, as all content that I put up on my web helps me with my rankings and hopefully eventually leads to some work.
Still always thinking of my debt to you and still planning on the 1.5% interest a month thing. Sorry I'm such a screw up. This Roger's gig was going good, but the foreman gets really aggressive when excessively drunk. He punched me first and I'm sick of such behaviour. Unfortunately he's too indignant to acknowledge that he started it, that he has a problem with alcohol and that this is unacceptable behaviour. Others are trying to patch things up but I feel he's too proud and indignant to admit it or put a cap on his drinking. latergator
So now my plan is to try to hook up with one friend I was
planning on visiting in the east end of
If my contact in the east of
Well, long story, but my friend the owner of the
construction projects left for 6 weeks on a boat cruise to
Fortunately I approached an old customer and already have a job which should give me 200 Euro over two days of work, and hope more will flow in. I have also been applying to many other agencies and one seems interested in my French to English translations, for which the pay could be good. Started working on their free translation sample but obviously things will be going slow until I have more experience with this language combination.
Meanwhile I have a friend on the east end of
Anyway, just wanted to give a heads up and cross your fingers that I'll find lots of work! k
Hey bro, that sounds like about 5 lev an hour. Doesn't compete well with my internet work but perhaps I could work a few hours a day for food or work out some agreement. I could also stay over winter, as I wrote in a previous email, and work on the house for an hour or two a day just to get some exercise. The internet thing is really important for me, so hopefully we can figure out something, as per my previous email.
The big problem is that it's starting to get freezing and not sure how long I'll last here. My caravan battery can't even last during the day cause its so cold, so I'm juggling my survival between the internet cafes etc. and its a bit shaky. Guess you cant recommend to me a friend or neighbour I could leach off until you get here? I could even park my truck near somewhere, borrow a space heater and pull out my 50+ m extension cord to survive in the truck until you get here. Can certainly pay for any electricity.
Otherwise, if you don't know when you'll get here, I might
just have to head south, at least to
listen , when im in bulgaria u r
definitely welcome to stay and come 4 work and il pay you, no nonsense pay but
half decent, ul get paid by me and fed, il even buy a new bed for you no
worries, only problem is i wont be there now in october.... i havnt got a leave
date from shanghai so its up in air regardin my arrival in
hey bud, just received a
translation order from
an older customer which should give me about 400 lev over two days of work, so
the situation is not such an emergency as when I wrote you last. I have a
feeling this customer will be sending me more work, so things should improve. In
any case, I'd like to visit you and discuss the possibility of hanging out with
you for a while, until I save up enough cash to drive to
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