Monthly Archives: December 2011

Anyone for Ice Fishing?

The skill set needed for ice fishing appears small, however personal character traits need to run deep.  Whilst to the untrained eye this activity appears to be less than exciting, many locals regularly scatter along the ice in pursuit of … Continue reading

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In the Bleak Midwinter

In the Bleak Midwinter, not the Gustar Holst version but the Dostyk, Atyrau version.  Here we are in early December and winter is upon us.  However with freshly fallen snow, sun shining and crystal clear blue sky it’s not so … Continue reading

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