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…

Trotting the globe… through books

I live vicariously… through the books I read. I travel far and wide. I fall in love with countries and places. I smell coffee and sea. I see the sights and people. I want more. I fell in love with Scotland through McCallum Smith’ Philosophical Society series. I started longing for Scandinavia through Lackberg and…