Welcome December

Ho there December. Snow, stars, magic and sleep (or rather lack of it). I read Epilogue of “The Tempest” and liked it so much I just knew I had to read the full play. It’s the first time I’m reading Shakespeare (rhymes with fear) in original language, footnotes be blessed. Last month has been really … More Welcome December

Reading, June 2017

Hello! Since I’m also quite fond of books (reading or smelling them) I would like to share some impressions about the books I’ve been reading lately. Sometimes I share my reviews on Goodreads. Have you read any of the books below? Also, if you have any questions or suggestions about these or similar books, feel free … More Reading, June 2017

Like a hedgehog in the fog

Recently I was so happy to come across a book version of my favorite childhood animation films, in Japanese! “Hedgehog in the Fog”, original “Ёжик в тумане”, Japanese 「霧につつまれたハリネズミ」. Its original version is quite short, yet the combination of dialogue, animation and atmosphere is really unique. Actually I associate “Hedgehog in the Fog” with so … More Like a hedgehog in the fog