Please, vote for my Grandson’s Picture in Hermitage Contest

This is the Link: http://vote.hermitagedesigncontest.ru GLEB KOSTIN Several hours are left before ending the contest! Yours Valentina Post Scriptum: Thank you very much for all voters who participated in the process of supporting the young man in his creative endeavours, special thanks to Olivia who arranged the voting through her channel on You Tube. He… Continue reading Please, vote for my Grandson’s Picture in Hermitage Contest

On one beautiful April day, namely, 24-th, you were born, Gleb! And all Flowers in the World smiled at You…Happy B-day to you, Gleb!

Your small friendly family congratulates you, Gleb, on your Birthday, wishes you happiness, well-being, successes to you in all your endeavours. Remember, we are proud of you! We wish you the best of luck, more meetings with nice, decent people on your life roads. Knowing that you are a creative person, we give you as… Continue reading On one beautiful April day, namely, 24-th, you were born, Gleb! And all Flowers in the World smiled at You…Happy B-day to you, Gleb!

“Mr. Baryshnikov/Mr. Brodsky” show in Riga on October 15, 2015

Mr. Baryshnikov met Mr. Brodsky in 1974 quickly after the poet had been pressured by the Russian government to depart his home nation and had moved to the USA. I remember that in the 90-s was open the Apartment-Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, dedicated to Anna Akhmatova, a great Russian poetess unknown before. So, I… Continue reading “Mr. Baryshnikov/Mr. Brodsky” show in Riga on October 15, 2015

“Sinning Genie”, a Book of Poetry, a Poetic Chronicle of Sad, Joyful, Hopeful Expectations of a Certain Period of My Life Which Was a Transition from Mourning the Loss of Beloved John Pattison to the Realization That Was Within Me, a Creative, Outgoing, at Times Sponaneous Personality.

Do you have a Poetic License?                                                                       No, you say. You don’t. I have just a Driving License. How funny. But I do. And I will tell you why. As poetic license means deviation from fact, form, or rule by an artist or writer for the sake of the effect gained. See freedom. In my “Sinning… Continue reading “Sinning Genie”, a Book of Poetry, a Poetic Chronicle of Sad, Joyful, Hopeful Expectations of a Certain Period of My Life Which Was a Transition from Mourning the Loss of Beloved John Pattison to the Realization That Was Within Me, a Creative, Outgoing, at Times Sponaneous Personality.

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Сhildren’s Book “Granny’s Tales for Little Glebochka” for Elementary School Students.

Welcome to the country of our childhood where everything seems real, dreams always come true and adventures are surrounding you.We are all born from childhood. As far as I remember myself I started composing rhymes at very early age when I was five, hardly reaching the height of a small desk. It was my Dad… Continue reading Сhildren’s Book “Granny’s Tales for Little Glebochka” for Elementary School Students.

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My life story book “To the Horizon and Beyond”, 277 pages, 8 ill.,Trafford Publ.,2003, ISBN1-4120-0036-X, National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication.

Every person has his or her life story, I believe. It is a matter of collecting it and putting it together. That’s what I have done when I first came to Canada twelve years ago to get married to a British-Canadian John Pattison, who was curious about me, my life in Russia in those times… Continue reading My life story book “To the Horizon and Beyond”, 277 pages, 8 ill.,Trafford Publ.,2003, ISBN1-4120-0036-X, National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication.

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Cake Napoleon from my Cookbook “A Firebird Cornucopia of Russian Delights”

Napoleon Cake in my Cookbook “A Firebird Cornucopia of Russian Delights”, 310 recipes of former Soviet Republics which always maintained their national and favorite dishes.These recipes became a part of everyday Russian Soviet life. Today I have looked at Napoleon cakes recipes on the Internet and found a great number of them in Japan, China,… Continue reading Cake Napoleon from my Cookbook “A Firebird Cornucopia of Russian Delights”

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1. My verses in “Sinning Genie” are my prayers to God.Who is the Beauty, and Beauty will conquer the world, as was written by one of the greatest Russian writers Dostoevsky, the Mantle of the Prophet. Adoring his crazy creations I have composed my own World of Beauty which I am sharing with you, my… Continue reading Books

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