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The endless possibilities, the exhilerating life !

How would you rather live? Bound by shackles, stifling , hurt , burdened by the weight of chains , tied in a sad,dark,lonely place for the rest of your life or a life of freedom where fresh sweet air fills your lungs as the breeze plays with your hair, with no dearth of love and happiness. 475 more words


“...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