Call me crazy but I write

Mum and I are watching Russian mini-series Таинственная страсть (Hidden Passion – my translation) based on the novel by Vasily Aksyonov with the same name. It’s a semi-fictitious story about a group of shestidesyatniki (60s youth) – super-talented, popular, extra-sensitive, sharp-tongued but naive and free young men and women who were to become names in the Soviet and Russian and world…

Million Dollar Question: Do I have a right?

Million-Dollar Question for today or for any day of my adult life: DO I HAVE A RIGHT TO BE WEAK? Do I have a right to stop? Do I have a right to think? To feel sorry for myself To cry Do I have a right to wish? To be wanted To be loved Do I?…