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Previous Entry The matter is that most of my equals in age are used to romanticize diplomatic trade above measure Oct. 24th, 2008 @ 07:40 am Next Entry
The matter is that most of my equals in age are used to romanticize diplomatic trade above measure. And I’ve decided to caution against their unwarranted expectations here. I had also supposed that diplomatic service was very riveting walk of life. Only picture to yourself! Contacts with educated and well-informed people, non-standard workday and absolute freedom from office bondage! But in reality the contrary proved to be the case. Just at the beginning of my diplomatic career I’ve begun to be disillusioned with my professional choice. Well, in fact, I had to do duty for a good few of my senior colleagues. As a result I’ve turned into a gofer and trotter among downright slow-bellies! But at that time I was sparrow fart and decided to keep myself well in hand. Soon my work really became more interesting. From dreary Vienna I was transferred to explosive Tbilisi. At last became a free agent. More than once I participated in the negotiations with Georgian high-ranking officials, spending much trouble and time on drawing up analytic materials on this republic’s development prospects. I was simply ready to drop in the end of working time. But coming to the hotel after poisonous heat of the day, I found out usually that I was unable to have a refreshing shower, because instead of health-giving water I’ve got oxide yellow spitting and terrible growling from water tap! Over half year my poor stomach was settling down at local cuisine, as well as, my evening reading was usually breaking off because of constant accidents at local electric power substations. Well, I know, you tell me that Georgia is piss poor country. Yes! But I’ve never met with so awful attitude to us, foreigners, who really want to help Georgians in building normal life and democratic society! I’m not speaking here about low level of local mentality, including Georgian elite. Even at official banquets you cannot talk of anything with Georgian top officials. Common Georgian persons treat us like dirt! And practically everybody tries to play a fool with you there: to tank up your auto with crappy fuel or to scrounge your mobile phone from your pocket right in the street! Some of you will say to me that it happens because of strong stratification of present Georgian society or, in other words, because of great income difference between rich and poor people there. But take my word for it, all this can be cool comfort for you there! Surely after working in such inhuman living conditions the romanticism of my trade was dispersed once and forever.
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From:thies
Date:October 24th, 2008 09:45 am (UTC)
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Sooo, you are another of these recently created "authentic" journals which propaganda bomb various political communities?
From:mikki_blog
Date:November 26th, 2008 01:49 pm (UTC)
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You wish! I’m telling you a real story! If you comment just to troll so please go by. For your information I spent some year and a half in Georgia as a diplomat, I had a lot to see in that country and I had it all on my own back! Once I’m out of that job, I may say that being a diplomat in Georgia is a hell of a problem because of all that disorder in that godforsaken country! It is not only economic dislocation that makes the point but also general political instability, dim-witted politics of the regime, etc.
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