Very young entrepreneurs denied the opportunity to cook and sell fried chicken

On my walk through the neighborhood this morning I saw this in a shop window.


I pointed it out to the tall person and asked if he thought that we will soon be seeing very young entrepreneurs (from the age of 3) preparing and selling fast food on the streets of our neighborhood. He smiled and told me that despite its realistic appearance it was just a toy.

Hmm. That is disappointing. I sometimes feel hungry during our walks through the neighborhood and would have enjoyed some chicken pieces seasoned with Sanders’ recipe of 11 herbs and spices.

The Berber barber

On my walk through the neighborhood today I saw this.


I pointed the sign out to the tall person who told me that Berbers are an ethnic group indigenous to North Africa and their culture probably dates back more than 4,000 years.

Oh, because of the scissors and combs I thought it was a misspelling of ‘barber’.

And do all Berber men have white beards and dark hair like the man in the picture I asked.

The tall person smiled and told me that such a hair color combination was unusual but he really didn’t know if it was a distinctive characteristic of Berber men.

Hmm. I don’t recall noticing any Berbers in Tbilisi and I suspect that Mustafa is not very busy.

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Tall person says thank you!

I am writing on behalf of the tall person to thank everyone who has visited his new blog, ‘Georgia About’.

He has been very busy writing posts and taking photographs of the best of everything about our beautiful country.

De has also been very busy cooking and preparing recipes for Georgian meals, which tall person has posted on the new blog (and then eaten!).

I am also pleased to report that the little person has been enjoying the spin off benefits of the new blog, partly because of De’s delicious meals but also because he has accompanied the tall person and De on their Georgia About reporting missions, which have included a visit to a bakery to see how real Georgian bread is made, a trip to Tbilisi’s Narikala Castle, a walk across the Bridge of Peace, a ride on the new aerial tramway, lots of rides at Mtatsminda amusement park and lots more!

Tall person loves Georgia and loves to share his experience of this wonderful country.

Here are some of the comments he has received on his Georgia About blog:

WOW!!!! What a beautiful country…. I could move to Georgia in a minute… its has to be one of the prettiest places in the world… amazing. What a secret gem of beauty Georgia is! 

You are doing an amazing job here! It was clear already from Bassa’s blog that you had a beautiful and unique style in writing, so as a reader I’m really happy that I can now enjoy more of your work in this blog.

What a country… so much is so historical yet other parts are so far into the future that it is stunning…. amazing!

We absolutely love this! It is so interesting learning about Georgia and what a cool place to visit! Sure is a beautiful country! Keep up the great posts!!!

More and more you’re making me want to travel to Georgia.

Sounds delicious! And I love your photos of all the ingredients… they’re attractive and helpful. Thanks!

I knew this was going to be a great blog. I enjoyed this so much.

I want some now! No, wait – I want a big bowl!

Our mouths are watering! Great post!!!

So much history and yet so much on the cutting edge of modern design and beauty!!!

If you have not yet visited Georgia About please drop by and say hi to the tall person – he will be very happy to see you!

He always receives a very smart welcome!

Tall person returned from London late last night.

Barnaby and me waited up for him and were so happy to see him. We asked him about his trip to England and he said that he was a little tired and would tell us all about it in the morning.

He did say that he was very impressed with the honor guard that met him at London airport.

Wow, tall person must be very important to receive a ceremonial welcome.

Discover the secret of tall person’s slim physique!

The tall person is very slim. This is partly due to exercise – I take him for long walks around the neighborhood – and partly due to the small portions of food he consumes. However, they do not start off small.

In this post you can discover the secret of tall person’s slim physique:

Gone fishin’

For the first stop in my trip down memory lane Barnaby insisted that we choose a post about fish. Being a cat, he loves fish and being a dog I like it too!

The fisher people might be disappointed that the post is not about angling techniques or special bait, lures or hooks but it does feature a very lovely trout, albeit a fish out of water.


Join me on my fishing expedition: