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Walter Meerkat

​The wonderful Walter Whippet tries for the new role of sergei meerkat!

Empower Yourself

A Patriotic Poem by Sergei Gorodetsky

Sergei Gorodetsky’s “The Knight of the Air” 
Translator’s Note

While researching Russian First World War poetry, I came across a poem with the intriguing title “Knight of the Air” by Sergei Gorodetsky (1884-1976). 824 more words

Chapter 1: To Blog or Not to Blog

“Are you going to blog?” or “Will you be blogging?”

These are examples of questions people asked as we were seeing family, friends and workmates (for those that don’t exactly fall into the previous two categories) for the last time in what we expect to be some time. 260 more words


Sergei Prokofiev

From Wikipedia: “Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev was a Russian and Soviet composer, pianist and conductor. As the creator of acknowledged masterpieces across numerous musical genres, he is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. 51 more words


"...much drama and emotion."

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)


Life and music 

An adored only cild with a highly musical mother, Prokofiev had composed two operas by his 11th birthday. From 1905 he studied at the St Petersburg Conservatory, where he gained a reputation for being an arrogant and rebellious modernist composer. 233 more words