Month: July 2012

Tiens, voilà une baffe

FROM SEQUENCE 3 September 2001 Tiens, voilà une baffe. Maintenant tu sais pourquoi tu pleures,” more than one exasperated French mother has been known to say, as she slaps her whining child. “Here, now you’ve been slapped and know why… Read More ›

Where are our dreams?

FROM SEQUENCE 2012 July 2012 Five notes stemming from the collapse of the Soviet Union 1.         In June 2012 my son and I spent ten days in Moscow and visiting Yasnaya Polyana, Tolstoy’s estate about one hundred miles to the… Read More ›