Category Archives: Life

Mercure Galant: Thesis on Aging & Natural Death

Esteemed Readers, if we believe that we have been advanced in medicine & moreover in comprehending natural processes of aging & death, we err. The science has aggressively developed after the Second War II has invented machines, but has lost … Continue reading

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La Gazette in 2020: Historical News Today 1632

Esteemed Readers, the Thirty Years’ War continues. It is still 1632, February & here are some bright affairs happened at the background of shooting guns & canons: Carignale, 1st February, 1632: ” The Duc of Savoye has ordered some machines, … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles III

Esteemed Readers, the life goes on & I continue posting riddles of Louis XIV’s time. Please, pull yourself together & guess out! Again I remind you of sending me your own riddles to join the riddle club! The new riddle … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: Walking the Streets of Moscow (1963)

Esteemed Readers, would you like to see the Soviet Moscow of the past? Would you like to return back to 1963? Would you like to learn a bit more about an ordinary life of Soviet people? Would you like to … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Dixit Dominus (1684)

Esteemed Readers, the present state of affairs in the world, the hysteria around an ephemeral substance named “a virus” create an extremely sad impression. The humanity is petrified with fear & goes on thinking only about the flesh & money. … Continue reading

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Reflection of the Present: Antônio Carlos Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim or Tom Jobim (1927-1994), a great Brazilian composer, songwriter as well as one of Bossa Nova inventors, was born in the middle class family. His father was a writer, diplomat & journalist, while his mother belonged to … Continue reading

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Russian New Year Tale: Carnival Night

“Carnival Night” is a very old (1956), very Sovietic New Year movie that might be regarded as a precious piece of heritage of that time. It is lack of any folkloric or romantic background in its traditional sense, but it … Continue reading

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