Monthly Archives: August 2012

End-of-August Friday

Hello my sweets! How has your week been? Are you glad it’s Friday?? I’m excited to visit a Moscow flea market with a friend this weekend (with cold weather moving into town, I’m hoping to find a pretty new-for-me zavarka!). On … Continue reading

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Good morning, Moscow!

“Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee, God of glory, Lord of love; Hearts unfold like flow’rs before Thee, Op’ning to the sun above. Melt the clouds of sin and sadness; Drive the dark of doubt away; Giver of immortal gladness, Fill … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend!

Hello friends! Apologies for the late week-end post. Fall is in the air here in Moscow. I can’t believe summer is almost over. This has been one of the loveliest Russian summers I can remember – not too hot and … Continue reading

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Amateur Russian Artists

(I’m so excited to share this with you. I told myself that I’d try to take a break from blogging this month, but it’s almost the end of August, and I’m just bursting with posts!) I visited a new art … Continue reading

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Congratulations! It’s Friday!

Does anyone else feel a sense of accomplishment for reaching the end of the week relatively unscathed? It’s the last of summer here, but I’ve spent most of the week in the office covering this story. The verdict was delivered today, … Continue reading

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Interviewing Pussy Riot

It was one of the most bizarre and enjoyable interviews I’ve ever done. It was just before 2:00 in the morning. We’d been parked in a dark Moscow alley for close to 3 hours, waiting, re-hashing our questions, getting impatient. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Life as a Creative Act

Is being creative important to you? I loved this quote I found while browsing online the other day. I get frustrated sometimes with my job or housework, because I think the work is menial and not important. But actually everything … Continue reading

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