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“...that promised land of the Great Russian serf”

Near the beginning of The Bypassed (Обойденные, 1865), Leskov writes a chapter exposing the horrors of now-abolished slavery. This isn’t unique for early Leskov —  639 more words

Russian Literature

JOBS in the community, for the community

A couple of jobs have come to our attention.   Details below.   Both roles are with Greenwich Co-Operative Development Agency (GCDA), a great grass roots organisation working hard across many communites to foster ground up schemes for community benefit. 168 more words


The overnight train from Hanoi to Dong Hoi

Neither of us had ever been on an overnight train before, we’d read other people’s blogs and been told ‘PG rated’ horror stories by friends at home about their experiences; we were therefore feeling a little apprehensive. 548 more words


Press Release: We Are Blackheath

“Be Your Community

The powers of social media and collaboration have been widely reported in the news this week. The media have covered the story of… 244 more words