Nine friendly samovars … Continue reading Nine Friendly Samovars ( a Poem)
Listen to the lovely Christmas song:“Jingle Bells from Super Simple Songs” Christmas is the right time to give vent to our creativity and artistic capabilities and encourage kids to do something constructive that they can enjoy too. Christmas crafts will also keep our children busy and make them aware of the stories related to the… Continue reading Christmas Waves a Magic Wand over This World, and Behold!, Everything is Softer and More Beautiful
“Michael’s Gate” picture at Bratislava brought to us memories of the old square of the Slovak capital city in summer 2010. We were walking peacefully, Gena, my dear brother, was then with us. (Photo of the picture is above, and to the right is the photo of Gena and Janko on the background is seen… Continue reading “Michael’s Gate” Picture at Our Mucha Salon Invokes in us a Long Train of Thoughts…
Viewing the sketch by Marta Pavelcova which was given to us as a present by Jana Holla (wife of Jan Holly, Tekla’s son, Janko’s father Viktor’s favourite sister) one can feel the poverty-stricken house under the straw roof. 1964. It was the year when Jana and Marta were 15, went to the same school in… Continue reading The Presentation of the Drawing Sketch “The Slovak Village” by Marta Pavelcova, 1964 at Our Mucha Salon
The new picture of the Mucha’s series of the Slav Epic (all in all: twenty paintings, ten – on Czech subjects, ten – on broader Slavic themes, a free gift from Mucha to the newly independent Czech nation, on September 01, 1928) has arrived to our home. The picture’s name is “The Singing Teachers’ Choir… Continue reading Grand Re-Opening of the MUCHA Salon
It was said about Lily Litvak, the legendary woman fighter-pilot, known as the “Free Hunter” and the “White Rose of Stalingrad”, her photo is to the right. The cover of the book “Night Witches” by Bruce Myles on the photo is to the left. Three entire regiments of women fought in combat: 586-th Fighter Regiment,… Continue reading “It’s Unbelievable, a Beautiful Girl like You a Fighter Pilot”, P. 124 from the Book “Night Witches” by Bruce Myles (the Amazing Story of Russia’s Women Pilots in World War II) 1997, Academy Chicago Publishers.