Monthly Archives: June 2010

Raspberries, job interview, and guide to living in Moscow….

It’s been a long day………………… up at 6AM for a cold shower (we’re currently serving our mandatory Moscow sentence of 2 weeks of hot water deprivations). Early morning class with a fantastic political discussion (excitingly!) an interview for a journalist … Continue reading

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“Russian Journal” quote

Fantastic book by Andrea Lee that I’ve been reading on the metro lately. She paints a vivid picture of Soviet Russia as experienced in the 1970s as a student in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Black market denim, suffering artists, KGB … Continue reading

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Thankful

Moscow is not the easiest city to live in. In fact, according to the 2010 Mercer quality of living survey, Moscow is among one of the most miserable cities in the world to live in, ranking 166 on a list … Continue reading

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Italia

I love how Russians always like to use the word “impressions” when asking about travels. Americans ask what you did on your trip. Russians ask what new impressions you received. Back in cool, green, puffy-clouded Moscow, I’m exhausted from 10 … Continue reading

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