The organ is typically associated with bland church music, less favorite arrangements of Christmas carols, and haunted houses. But Mozart himself called it “the king of instruments,” and if the daring listener wishes to venture into solo organ music for the first time, then R. J. Stove’s “The Gates of Vienna” is an ideal starting point… (essay by […]
**This post is the first in a series about safety-click here to see the initial post- it is partly inspired by the Mike Smith Blog Post What does a well founded risk decision look like?** In his article he says: Where does a well-founded risk decision start? First, it must always start with clearly identified […]
Ingredients 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, more for waffle iron 2 cups/240 grams all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon/15 grams sugar 1 teaspoon/8 grams baking powder 1 teaspoon/5 grams fine sea salt ½ teaspoon/3 grams baking soda 1 cup plain yogurt (or see note) 1 cup milk 4 large eggs Melt butter either on the stove or in the microwave. Set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. In […]
12.14.18 There’s this interesting interlude in our weather, from mid-November to mid-December, in which the temperatures are low enough to make ice on the ponds and lakes, but before the snow arrives to cover it up. Once, back in 2004, a few years after we had moved to the lake, a group of outdoor enthusiasts […]
Hello Guys, me again. To set the scene for you, I’m currently sitting on my sofa – Christmas jumper and socks on – next to my cat Dave, with out log burning stove blasting out heat. Both of us are waiting for the snow that has been forecast – as I can’t think of any […]
He perceived instinctively his slip up at the wine bar. A most unnatural event that was first of its kind did not go unnoticed and unpunished. The part he could not put together was how the contacts given to him by CIA became the same ones that set him up. Was this a setup too? Was this their plan all along?
A new Better Igloos catalog has been released on Club Penguin Rewritten, filled with lots of items themed around Christmas, winter and the Holidays! View all secrets here As always, in this post, I will be sharing all the secrets/cheats inside the catalog! A green circle/blue arrow represents that a secret is hidden there and […]
In a desperate attempt to relive some of my childhood memories, I have recently delved into Aum Kunzang Choden’s 2006 edition of ‘Folktales of Bhutan’ with its illustrations that help make the stories even richer, especially since the descriptions of migoi, Rolong, dermo and Lu have become hazy on the bumpy road to adulthood. However the first […]
During my pregnancy, I tried to come out with many healthy recipes that could help me satisfy my cravings. Some didn’t turn out as expected while some were great and approved by others too. Here in this blog I share with you three of them which are easy and quick to make.
7/Rockland’s 52: Ofelia confides in her friends, Jake and Fran with a relationship advice.
Coal Procesing & Handling System Manufacturer ahmedabad Coal is the most vital petroleum derivative in India and records for roughly 55% of India’s vitality needs. Coal has contributed altogether to India’s mechanical legacy as far back as the presentation of steam trains in 1853, and keeps on doing as such, because of India’s consistently expanding […]
Researchers from the Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience are teaming with the University of California San Diego and the U.S. National Institutes of Health to develop a drug – now in its earliest stages -– that can treat certain types of chronic pain without the addictive consequences of opioids.
At the age of 50, Gerry cycled (that’s right) from Germany to Vladivostok. Inspired by Dostoevsky, he yearned to study the Russian soul and see the vast Russian expanses in the flesh. It was his first trip to Russia. Three years later, he moved to Siberia and is now unable to imagine life in another […]
There’s still time to book a bolthole to see in 2019 – some with hefty discounts. We pick hideaways from the Highlands to the West Country Tresillian is a spacious, dog-friendly farmhouse with sea views, great walks and a good local pub. Beamed ceilings, an inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove create a cosy feel, and […]
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Chopping wood, fetching water, stacking hay, sewing and cooking – Lyudmila Vyacheslavovna has a busy schedule starting at 4am every day.
And this Christmas period will be no different, because she is the only resident of a remote Russian village, meaning the 70-year-old has to carry out all these chores by herself, no matter what time of year it is.
We know about her daily routine not because she has started posting to social media, but because her life has been documented in a fascinating and poignant series of photographs by Olga Kouznetsova, who spent time with her last July, December and January.