I’m always in awe of life. What it brings, what it doesn’t. What matters and what doesn’t. It’s like a clock with some very interesting parts, if one part is out of sync the rest of the clock won’t work correctly. Then if this clock loses one of its teeth things get even more complicated. … More Is your “Clock” broken
Earlier during the year this blogger visited “Life in Russia” and I asked her to write a post that she felt reflected “Life in Russia”, when I read it I knew it had to wait for the right season. That season is here! Thanksgiving has been celebrated in the States and everyone is in a … More Celebrating Christmas with Julia
It was brought to my attention that most bears in Russia work for the Russian mafia. It was concluded that if this is the case all others are illegally in the country. So thanks to a faithful reader I’ve tracked down those who are in the country working in non permanent jobs. As can be … More Picture of the Day – Nov. 20
“Somebody”, told me that bears don’t roam the streets of Russia. Guess what………………….. I found one. See, look nobody is even paying attention, must be commonplace. Now I have Living proof. Okay, okay conquered that one, next thing I do……….. is find a “Yeti“. Stay tuned! Visit: https://hague6185.wordpress.com/2013/10/09/picture-of-the-day-oct-10/ Related articles From Russia with Love – … More Picture of the Day – Oct. 11
In doing some research into the story of Morozko I found two versions. The first version is a lot more livelier and the second it bit more realistic. It probably the reason a movie was made about the first and not the second. The second of which I will share with you here tells more … More The story of Old Man Winter – “Morozko”
I’ve seen all the kinds of awards here on WordPress and have up to this point not truly understood the reasons for them. On one hand they don’t make a lot of sense to me and on the other I feel very honored for being nominated for one. I think each one of us want … More The Liebster Award
Had a real good laugh at this one. The caption reads: Good Luck. Guess Pickles and milk don’t mix. Duh, like picking your teeth. Related articles Russian Wedding Turns into Massive Crash [Video] (autoevolution.com)
Picture of the Day Just around the corner of our flat there is this guy who repairs shoes. I’ve walked by him dozens of times, always see him busy. What I love about Russia, is if you want to work all you need is a sign. Hit the streets and for the most part, well … More Picture of the Day
1. Underground Passages – where you cross the street without stoplights or the dangers of traffic. Most of them are lined with kiosks selling flowers, food, shoes, tickets to cultural shows, books, and other necessities. These “переходи” are especially useful during the brutal winters. Some are simple passageways, others are grand labyrinthine shopping malls. The … More Ten things Russians want you to know about real life in Russia.
Ten Things Never to Say or Do in Russia Sometimes, knowing what NOT to do is even more important if you want to fit in or at least produce a good impression. Read on to find out about ten Russian social taboos. Don’t come to visit empty-handed If you’re invited over for dinner, or just … More Ten Things Never to Say or Do in Russia
Once in a small Russian town, there lived a women called Babushka. Babushka always had work to do sweeping, polishing, dusting and cleaning. Her house was the best kept, most tidy house in the whole village. Her garden was beautiful and her cooking was wonderful. One evening she was busy dusting and cleaning, so busy … More The Story of Babushka
It took 350 million years to form the amazing landscape of Bungle-Bungle rock, relate that to the time mankind has been around and it equals a “millisecond”. Each is so different but oddly the same. Remember the time it took for nature to create these two wonderful vistas, and reflect how much we all are … More Mirror Reflections – Australia & Russia
Всего́ с собо́й не унесёшь. Literal: You can’t take everything with you. The one who dies with most toys, still dies
I honestly don’t know kind of flowers these are but they do remind me of jellyfish.