What I wore – Stripetease

Hello my dear readers, As you have probably noticed by now, I am not a spontaneous shopper nor do I follow the latest fashion trends. I very seldom buy clothes on impulse or because it is “hot”, for a few reasons: a) I do not want end up looking like everybody else around me and b) once the trend becomes yesterday’s news, I don’t want face the dilemma of “what should I do with this piece now”? And it is not just the money you pay for it, you have to find valuable space in your wardrobe to store this currently useless item till the wheels of fashion turn over yet again (say every...

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Flower Power

Hello my dear readers, The Earth has rotated one more time and we are marching into spring.  At long last. I have to confess that this winter was not a very good time neither for me nor my family but hopefully it is all in the past and we are facing a bright and beautiful future, literally. Next time you go out for a walk or rush to your office, just take a moment and have a good look around you.  Notice that the trees don’t look so bare anymore and that spring has finally “sprung” and with it comes the sun and its gentle warm touches that wake up the bright sunny colours...

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What I cooked – Farm Cheese Hotcakes Russian Style

Hello my dear readers, If you, like me, were unable to read my blog during the last two months, there is a very bad reason for it – the hard drive of my website hosting company crashed and with it went my beloved blog.  And so back we went to square one and started all over again.  What my web designer was able to salvage were a few posts from 2013 but all the images were lost.  And that is what you will find in my blog now. So please welcome my new website, reborn and refreshed.  As for my blog, I will try to re-build it as fast as I can, hoping that...

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