Author Archives: Pamela

The Russians’ House

Home of Vassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter in southern Germany

Vladimir Stozharov

Soviet-era painter of the Russian North

I’ve missed Russia – and my blog

To get myself in the mood for writing again, I’m remembering my most recent trip to Russia

Photographs of Romanian dress from the 1930s and 1940s

An expression of national identity from a lost era

Traditional Ukrainian Headdresses Recreated

The colourful beauty of folk dress

Artistic impressions of folk dress

Some lovely images

Abundant Autumn

This Russian painting evokes the season

Iceland – landscape and dress

I know it’s not in Russia or East Europe but Iceland made such an impact that I have to share it

Танцуют все! – Everybody dance!

A jolly wedding video

The Jewels of ‘War & Peace’

as featured in the current and earlier adaptations of Tolstoy’s greatest work