Monthly Archives: April 2012

Miniature Moscow

Aren’t these cool pictures that make Moscow look like a tiny toy train-set city? Something that you might see in a Christmas window display. I’ve never seen this city look so……..cute…! And here’s a video of mini-Kiev: More photo’s from … Continue reading

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Moscow for professionals

I’ve often wondered what it’s like to work in the U.S. I mean I’ve had plenty of jobs in the States – everything from a museum guide to a tutor to a waitress, but I was a full-time student for … Continue reading

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Bolshoi Ballet Exams

The Bolshoi Ballet Academy’s 2012 graduating class is finishing up their final exams this week in Moscow. There’s a lot of pressure riding on the character, ballet and duet finals in the next couple of days. They look beautiful though, … Continue reading

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A Spring-y Monday

Hello dears! Spring has finally come to Moscow! The temperature was around 20 C today – balmy, sunny, breezy with all the windows open, short-sleeved April spring. It’s been a long time coming, but spring was all-of-a-sudden. One day the … Continue reading

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Soviet Geometry

I’m not a huge fan of Soviet architecture – there are only so many rows of decrepit concrete high-rises one can take, but these photo’s have a certain beauty about them… Close up they look like art, or, at the … Continue reading

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Good Morning Monday!

Good morning! It’s Monday! How was your weekend? The fickle lottery that is Moscow tossed us warm weather and lots of quality time with friends this weekend – it’s been a great couple of days. Can you believe April is … Continue reading

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Good Friday Ugly

It’s late and the night is quiet beyond the hum of my computer. I’m tired after a long day at work. My typing is tentative on a blank WordPress page. I’m afraid to pollute this night with frivolous words. Do … Continue reading

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