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”
I fell for you jiving and I too you in Now all you’ve got to offer me is a drink of gin Why don’t you do right? Like some other men do Get out of here and get me some money, too Unlikes some other women I know, I have no problem admitting that IContinue reading “Money and the (pregnant) ladies: song and dance”
So I was in a bad mood – because I’m on too many drugs, because I’m paranoid about being able to choose the right hospital to give birth in, because a film synopsis is not coming along, take your pick – and then I was reminded of how much I love Arnold Schwarzenegger: There’s beenContinue reading “Arnold”
Христос Воскресе. I’m eating kulichi, thoughtfully sent by my family. Husband’s off filming. The people who are standing around awkwardly in this video are kind of hilarious, and then, of course, the multicoloured bows appear (!) – but this song is pretty perfect.