I watched an interesting film https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Within_the_Whirlwind about Yevgenia Ginzburg a Russian Jewish dissident who spent more than 10 years arrested in Siberia in Stalin’s time. I didn’t know that her son was Alexei Aksjonov. I have a funny story about him. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasily_Aksyonov In secondary school – I went in September 1968-I was in the humanities section, so the 4 final graduation exams were Czech, Russian, … Continue reading My brave Russian teacher in 1969- 1971
This is the worst day ever- Magda can’t go to school anymore This is the worst day ever, Magda Stein sobbed as she walked home. She walked past the renaissance palaces of Mala Strana, and across the bridge over the River Vltava. Normally she would look at the beautiful view of the Prague castle from the bridge. Today, she didn’t notice where she was going. It started raining, … Continue reading Now the book is slowly possible to pre-order, here is a taster – the first chapter. Hopefully you will want to read the rest.