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Louis XIV Asks New Riddles I

Esteemed Readers, this year we return to our historical background & guess riddles from a French book of 1716. Good luck! 😊 Hint: the first riddle is dedicated to a well-known & widely used field plant. “In the field & … Continue reading

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Astrological corner. All about stars: Polaris

Esteemed Readers, I believe that each blogger is a modern romanticist therefore you should be attracted with the night sky & the stars. No matter what you prefer more: astronomy or astrology 😊 I hope that you will find my … Continue reading

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Tico & the Man’s Stories: Green Parrot & the Noise

Once upon a time in wild evergreen forests of Brazil there was a handsome Amazon parrot. He was kind, joyful, full of sympathy and, for certain, curious as all the parrots were. However, he was a bit unusual. He was … 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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Russian Dances: Winter

Esteemed Readers, we have had a wonderful ballet season, so I would like to suggest you to continue our acquaintance with the Russian dance. Why not to begin it right before the New Year?😁🎄🥂 For the festive mood I present … Continue reading

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Russian Ballets: The Afternoon Of A Faun

“The Afternoon of a Faun” (1912) based on the music by Claude Debussy was a  successful short ballet performed in the frames of “the Russian Seasons” in Paris. This short, light flirting dancing impromptu staging in the Ancient Greece environment … Continue reading

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

Esteemed Readers, attention! A great storm is approaching! Please, put on your raincoats & rubber boots, prepare some dry food suitable for hard rolling days! Good luck! We will survive! I promise!😊 Aboard the Oiseau, 21 June 1685 “It is … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles X

Esteemed Readers, here is a new riddle very suitable for coming Halloween/Samhain time. Try to guess what object it might be. Good luck! “I was born & grown in the forest. Then I came to the house & gathered the … Continue reading

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Sergio Cammariere: Marcia Degli Elfi E Dei Folletti

  Esteemed Readers, if you are fond of fairies, dwarfs & other tiny magic creatures, you should like this pretty composition by our Cyrano which might be translated as “The March of Fairies & Goblins”. Samhain/Halloween is coming…🎃🎃🎃 Enjoy the … Continue reading

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

Esteemed Readers, we are sailing along with rolling & storms, stillness & a happy wind. Long life the Kingdom of Siam we are going to contemplate soon! 🙂 Aboard the Oiseau, 17 June 1685 “It would have been better observe … Continue reading

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