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C’est la vie

C’est la vie

First lessons of being a mum

I know it sounds pretentious, but you never know what means to be a mum until you try. But it is not what I want to say. Of course you do not. How to explain someone who never experience it the taste of the chocolate, the smell of the rain or how it feels to fall in love. Remember «Meet Joe Black» movie –  when the Death tastes peanut butter first time? One friend told me the delivery is not…

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Hey, Marcovna!

When Marc and I lived in Russia we had funny situations when he was asked his «otchestvo» – father’s name million times. And we had to explain that there is no such thing in France. Some people understood it…

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Just become a mum

In the end of July I became a mother. I still cannot believe. When somebody says «now go to your mommy» I am shocked. And I try to understand it is actually about me! When somebody says «now go…

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I cannot listen to other people

I can’t listen to other people. Well, here is what I mean… There are some people who can beg for everything. I cannot. I talk about myself openly quite often. And I expect the same degree of openness from…

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For a nice picture only

Is it because we live in such time, or we made our time as it is? I start to notice I try to take a «nice picture» of the moment more often than really experience how it is. And…

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Rational egoism. Do what you want!

Only one person will be with you all your life – you! Is it not the serious reason to learn how to understand yourself and talk with yourself openly. Somehow, it’s not always that simple. I have crated this…

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Happy holidays!

I live in Vienna. Christmas markets open here in mid-November. On the main square near the Parliament they make ice skating rink. And everybody knows and waits – Christmas is coming. One month before the Austrians start to light…

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Are you a patriot?

I was taught at school that the word «Родина» (meaning motherland) should be written with a capital «P». I also was taught that it is the best and the most beautiful place in the world. Did you have such…