Gleb grabbed his camera in excitement and jumped out of the house. Reluctantly we followed him. In front of our eyes there was an unusual scene: that is which is called “Dry-Wet Pond”. To the left and to the right Gleb’s pictures of it. One of them is depicting the dry pond in sunny weather,… Continue reading Wow! A Lake Appeared Near Our House as if By Magic!
“Pussy-cat, Pussy-cat, Where have you been? I’ve been up to London, To look at the Queen”. Many people know this childhood rhyme about a cat. My pet cat by name Mussik is far away from me, on the other continent but on the same 60th Parallell with Saint Petersburg, Russia. Some consider Russia and Canada… Continue reading Mussik, Mussik, I miss you, Pussi-k!
The Bar U Ranch is the only National Historic Site in Canada that commemorates the history of ranching. By 1890, eight years after first herds of cattle were driven from Idaho, USA, the North West Cattle Company reported 10,410 cattle and 832 horses. The NWCC livestock, branded with the Bar U brand, grazed on the… Continue reading Bar U Ranch Invites Us for Lunch
In such words Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau’s foreign policy advisor, Ivan Head, addressed to the Soviet Ambassador in Canada at that time Alexander Yakovlev. Ivan Head wrote an article “The Foreign Policy of the New Canada” in 1973. At the beginning of a posting, Yakovlev met head and later with the brilliant Canadian Prime… Continue reading Your Excellency, Mr. Yakovlev! (“The Soviet Embassador” (The Making of the Radical Behind Perestroika) by Christopher Shulgan, 2008, Canada)