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The weather has cooled off in Latvia and it was finally time to try baking bread in the bread oven at our house in the country (“Stiebriņi”). First, some background. The house has two masonry stoves: a tall one between the two bedrooms just for heat (pictured above — it doesn’t have its final coat

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VEĻU LAIKS — DIEVAINES Late autumn – October, November – the leaves have fallen, the field work is done, the weather is often foggy, there is time for reflection…. This time of year, once the wolves begin to howl in autumn, is called Veļu laiks (“The Time of the Spirits”) or sometimes Dievaines. The same

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