Monthly Archives: September 2017

A Brief Lesson of Soviet Art Part I

One can’t help but notice the incredible amount of public artwork on display in Russia. The  Soviet artwork drew my attention the most. Many of these boldly delineated sculptures commemorate either the working class or soldiers defending Russia during World War II. I decided to do a little research about Russian art, more specifically Soviet […]

Memories of Montenegro

Off in it’s own corner of the world lays a magnificent little country called Montenegro. Once part of former Yugoslavia, it is now an independant nation with spectacular seaside views and a long and storied history. I recently took a trip to Montenegro with my wife. In three short hours from Moscow we were overlooking […]

From Russia, with love

Hello and welcome to my new blog. I am writing to you from Russia where I am on sabbatical for the next couple months. I arrived in Russia a couple of weeks ago and it has been great so far. I am currently in Volgograd, which if you are a history buff, is where the […]