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Gottfried Wolfram – The Amber Room

Does architecture fascinate you? The gilded walls? The barreled vaults, gothic turrets along with stucco art. Intrigued?  If there’s one place in Europe that has all of this it’s St. Petersburg.       On my bucket list, within the next few years I shall visit Russia. Mums a little apprehensive “Oh M what if…… Continue reading Gottfried Wolfram – The Amber Room

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Isaac Levitan

Iscaac Levitan was a renown classical Russian landscape painter, he used the so-called genre of  “mood landscape”. – I’m assuming these are paintings depicting the various moods of a human according to the images. (Please correct me if im wrong). Some artworks which involve religious or fantasy topics use the quality of dim night-light to…… Continue reading Isaac Levitan

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Pena Palace

Its been a while … crocodile 😛 So I’m doing another architectural post on the stunning Pena palace. This is situated on the very top of a hill named, Sintra mountains. I read a little into this & the building first came into being in the middle ages (This lasted from the 5th to 15th century).…… Continue reading Pena Palace

Movies/Dramas

Mathilde

There was a relationship that all in Russia knew of before Nicholas became the last Tsar. A controversial story of a Crown Prince & a Prima ballerina. Was this a platonic love? Or more? How did it begin & finish. This is the movie that explains it all. Mathilde was Prima ballerina of the Imperial…… Continue reading Mathilde

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Ivan Aivazovsky

Ivan Aivazovsky was born on 29 July 1817. Renowned as a Russian painter – one of the finest master of marine art. Marine art is basically paintings, drawings sculptures etc which are derived from inspirations & ideas related to the sea. Now Aivazovsky was born at the Black sea port, could this be why he was…… Continue reading Ivan Aivazovsky

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Sergei Yesenin – The Night

Sergei Alexandrovich Yesenin was born 3 October  1895  was a Russian lyric poet. He was recognised as one of the most popular and well-known Russian poets of the 20th century. Born  to a simple peasant family. Sergei was raised by his grandparents. He began his poetry at the tender age of 9. Theres something dark and mysterious when it comes to…… Continue reading Sergei Yesenin – The Night

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Yevgeny Yevtushenko – Lies

I love this poem. Once you read it you will understand why. Lying to the young is wrong. Proving to them that lies are true is wrong. Telling them that God’s in his heaven and all’s well with the world is wrong. They know what you mean. They are people too. Tell them the difficulties…… Continue reading Yevgeny Yevtushenko – Lies