From Christine Farley: Just in case anyone is thinking about using the new street drug Krokodil, here is what it does to you ALL OVER YOUR BODY!!!
Again brought to my attention by our amazing artist friend Santa Robaina Rodriguez. Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge (his French ancestors’ last name was de Gay), Russian: Николай Николаевич Ге; 27 February [O.S. 15 February] 1831 – 13 June [O.S. 1 June] 1894) was a Russian realist painter famous for his works on historical and religious motifs. In 1850 […]
Brought to my attention by Santa Robaina Rodriguez: Serov was born in St. Petersburg, son of the Russian composer Alexander Serov, and his wife Valentina Bergman, a composer of German-Jewish background. In his childhood he studied in Paris and Moscow under Ilya Repin and in the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1880–1885) under Pavel Chistyakov. Serov’s […]
From my friend Ricki: :+18 C People from Hawaii put on the second blanket+10 C People from Helsinki turn off their heating system+2 C Italian cars don’t start0 C Distilled water freezes-1 C Expiration becomes visible. Russians eat icecream and drink cold beer-4 C Your dog jumps in the bed with you-10 C French cars […]