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Spring in Moscow

Spring in Moscow

on Apr 23, 2016

For years when I thought of spring, daffodils were the image that came to mind. They are everywhere in Britain – grass verges, traffic junctions, gardens, parks – whether in the city or the countryside daffodils are simply on every street corner. I took the picture at the top of the page here in Gorky Park but actually daffodils aren’t something I...

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Tsereteli Art Gallery

Tsereteli Art Gallery

on Apr 15, 2016

“Sunflowers, music, and apples”. That was Beanie-boy’s assessment of artist Zurab Tsereteli’s favourite things, and I can see why he came to that conclusion as there were indeed a lot of paintings and sculptures featuring those things in the Tsereteli Art Gallery. Born in Georgia, but having moved to Moscow as a young man, Zurab Tsereteli is...

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Novodevichy Cemetery

Novodevichy Cemetery

on Apr 3, 2016

If you have an interest in history – or visitors who do – then Novodevichy Cemetery is a must-see place. Little Pickle enjoys it too, she’s had great fun finding leaves, stones, seed pods and bugs while I’ve wandered about taking pictures and showing round various house-guests. Plus there is a park outside the walls at Novodevichy pond where...

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