I really like the neighborhood of Kuzminki, I’ve decided. We’re in that calm before the storm there – before various overpriced developers move in.
I found this month-old gif (originally a cine via Cinemagram) of mine on my phone today: That was the day before we moved, leaving Novogireyevo for the older and stranger neighborhood of Kuzminki, also in eastern Moscow. Grandma had introduced Lev to the binkie when he was a few weeks old (without asking my permission,Continue reading “The last of the binkie wars”
And it shows no signs of abating. The pacifier has really got to go, but Lev has yet to accept that. A lot of things have got to go, actually. I’ve been waiting for spring cleaning season, but in my head, time has stopped. Spring cleaning season will come and go for other people. MaybeContinue reading “It’s been a long January”
By that of course I mean that he has now pooped at 30,000 feet. He’s a winner who aims high. And we are winners for managing to change his diaper in an economy-class bathroom without much of a fuss. Trust me, when you’ve got a kid like Lev on your hands, it certainly feels likeContinue reading “Lev has joined the mile-high club – of sorts”
Because I virtually never slept long enough to see a proper dream. Our film, “Katya, Vitya, Dima,” premiered in Istanbul and was shown at the Listapad Festival in Minsk. It’s now going to be included in an online festival organized by Novaya Gazeta, one of Russia’s most prominent independent newspapers. Alexey also worked as oneContinue reading “2012 was a dreamless kind of year”