Category Archives: Friendship

Voyage de Siam par L’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 VII

Esteemed Readers, a terrible heat goes on attacking us. So don’t forget the ice & other cooling measures suitable for an ordinary 17th century voyage. Might winds return faster to our ship! Aboard the Oiseau, 4 April 1685 “…It is … Continue reading

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Vinìcius de Moraes: Coisa Mais Linda

Esteemed Readers, tonight I present you another wonderful musical piece by our genius Vinicius de Moraes: “Coisa Mais Linda/The Most Amazing Thing”. Be it so! Enjoy champagne & the evening! 😊 Maria KethuProfumo

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Soviet Movie Café: War Dramas I

Esteemed Readers, our Soviet Movie Café will be dedicated to the War movies in 2021, especially to ones telling about the Second World War as it has been a great disaster for Russia. The modern international history prefers to erase … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Les Amants Magnifiques/The Magnificent Lovers

During the carnival 1670 Molière & Jean-Baptiste Lully presented a wonderful comedy-ballet to the Court. It was named “Les Amants Magnifiques/The Magnificent Lovers”. The plot so far: “Two brave & bold chevaliers Iphicrates & Timocles fight for love of a … Continue reading

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Tom Jobim: Lígia

Esteemed Readers,  today I present you a wonderful poetic song by Tom Jobim dedicated to his muse Lygia Marina de Moraes. Our minstrel composed this masterpiece in 1972. Enjoy listening! 😀🌹🌴 Maria KethuProfumo

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Soviet Movie Café: True Friends (1954)

‘True Friends/Vernie Dryziya’ is a pretty musical comedy made by director Michael Kalatozov & highly appreciated abroad. It has been awarded the Crystal Globe in the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 1954. At the background of a relaxed comedy … Continue reading

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Louis XIV as He is: A Real Friend

It is great to have real friends. But it’s greater to have a king as a real friend. And it is the greatest thing to have Louis XIV as one. 🙂 Indeed, His Majesty was that sort of friend. I … Continue reading

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Real Friends…Or Rare Friends?

  The Cambridge Dictionary defines a friend as ‘a person who you know well and who you like a lot, but who is usually not a member of your family‘ or as ‘someone who is not your enemy and who … Continue reading

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April Joy

Esteemed Readers, The 1st of April always remind us that laugh prolongs life. Here are some jokes to celebrate the true beginning of spring: A man, whose mother-in-law died, comes to a funeral home. -Would you like to bury her, to … Continue reading

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Kindred spirits: when Budgie & Elephant become friends

This amazing affection between my budgie Gregory and a blue elephant Peter is still a big puzzle for me. One might notice Peter to be a soft toy…Nay! Not for my budgie Gregory. Peter, that’s the name he gave to … Continue reading

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