Category Archives: Life

La Gazette 1635: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, 1635 has already begun, so there are more hope for a misty peace in our exhausting Thiry Years’ War (1618-1648). Battles are more furious, negotiations are hotter while the life goes on & our La Gazette adds more … Continue reading

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Vintage Toys I

Esteemed Readers, this year I’m going to share with you  some images of vintage toys. Perhaps, some ones are familiar to you. As a toy maker I’m interested in the toy history as toys of the past were different. They … Continue reading

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Russian Orthodox Icons: Our Lady of Kazan

Esteemed Readers, we continue our travel around the Orthodox world. This year it is dedicated to our Icons. The story of the Saint Images is very interesting as it always mixes a miracle with difficulties of life, while its contemplation … Continue reading

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La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, it is the end of the year, so here are some brief but extraordinary tidings of the Thirty Years’ War period (1618-1648). On my behalf, I wish you the year like these news: full of entrances & treasure … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks a Christmas Riddle XII

Esteemed Readers, here is the last riddle of the year. It is dedicated to Christmas, New Year & all our hopes for a better life: “A road is covered with little sparkling beads”. REPLY to the Riddle posted on November … Continue reading

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Soviet Cuisine: Pirogi

Esteemed Readers, our New Year quest has been almost fulfilled. We miss only the pirogi, traditional Russian pies with various fillings. Here are some ideas to add the authentic taste to your feast. Pigori Ingredients: Dough: wheat flour – 1 … Continue reading

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Sergio Cammariere: Natale in Campagna

Esteemed Readers, I present you a piano Christmas piece “Natale in Campagna/Christmas in the country” by our Cyrano that ends our musical year with Sergio Cammariere.  No matter its sadness, I hope that it will add some joyful atmosphere to … Continue reading

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Sergio Cammariere: La Vita Ci Vuole

Esteemed Readers, to make Christmas preparations more pleasant I would like to share with you this composition by our Cyrano named “La vita ci vuole/ The life needs us”. Enjoy the music! Ho-ho-ho! 🎄🎉🎄🥂 Maria KethuProfumo

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Voyage de Siam par l’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 XXI

Esteemed Readers, thanks God the storm has been over but new rolling is ahead. Get prepared! It’s time to clean the vessel & to wait for a more lucky wind for us! Enjoy your time on board!😊 Aboard the Oiseau, … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Abraham of Smolensk

Abraham of Smolensk (1150 or 1172 – approx. 1222) was a Russian monk, a priest & a miracle worker. He founded the Bogor’otskaja convent. His spiritual way is similar to other monks: when his parents died he became a monk … Continue reading

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