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Music to my ears - the Yaroslavl organ festival

This evening I attended a concert of the International Festival of Organ Music here in Yaroslavl. Some friends of mine are very kindly looking for cultural activities for me that don’t require knowledge of the Russian language and this was perfect! 131 more words

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We're in the newspaper!

A local Belgian newspaper from Limburg (where Wim comes from) publishes every week an article about Belgians who live abroad. This week it’s our turn!

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Playing with fire

This morning when I tried to light the gas stove to make breakfast, it didn’t work. At first I thought it was just the stove but soon we noticed that the heating radiators also felt suspiciously cold … So we concluded it must be due to a gas outage or a problem with the gas flow to our house. 110 more words

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Ice swimming at Epiphany

In Belgium we know Epiphany as “Three King’s Day”: we celebrate it on 6 January, when we commemorate the visit of the three magi (kings) to baby Jesus. 269 more words

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Going to the movies at “Neft”

Yesterday we went to see a movie at the theater for the first time since we moved to Russia. Needless to say the reason why we don’t go more often is that in most theaters, all movies are dubbed in Russian. 268 more words

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Over the moon – a visit to the Yaroslavl planetarium

Yesterday evening I brought my first visit to the Yaroslavl planetarium. I’d already often passed it by car and bike – a fascinating view – but had not gone in yet. 305 more words

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