Visit To The Oceanside

Comment on the former restaurant Таверна (Tavern), beyond the Pedestrian Bridge on Dniprovs'kyy Island Introduction The New Era promotes, if not prescribes, social events. We must be included in a numerical account. "On your own, brother ?" to quote George Orwell in his famous novel 1984 would be the relevant inquiry of the day. Our … Continue reading Visit To The Oceanside

In The Silence Of A Historical Black-Hole

A Solitary Visit To Babyn Yar, Kyiv, Ukraine, 3 Weeks Before The Official Commemorations Of The 70th Anniversary Of The Events Of The 29-30th Of September 1941 Introduction History, as a synthetic representation of our common past, is an organized selection of informations as well as actuality, as a representation of our shared present, is a … Continue reading In The Silence Of A Historical Black-Hole

Kyiv to be discovered

comment on Touring Kyiv, Guidebook Virginijus Strolia, Mikhaïl Kal'nitskiy Baltija Dryk, Kyiv, 2003 - 223 pages For the foreigner arriving for the first time in Kyiv and, maybe in Ukraine as well, this guidebook written in English and beautifully printed, desserves a complete reading. Well documented and illustrated with colourful maps, plans, photos and reproductions (see reproduction … Continue reading Kyiv to be discovered

Як Тебе не любити, літе мій ?

Як Тебе не любити, літе мій ? Поезія Акації, жимолості, липи, Літні мрії, спасибі природі За цю щорічну поїздку До країну подарунка. How Not To Love You My Summer ? Poem Acacia, honeysuckle, linden, Summer dreams, thanks to Nature For this annual trip To the country of the gift. I composed this short nostalgic poem … Continue reading Як Тебе не любити, літе мій ?

Faces Of Kyiv, An Introduction

  Independence Monument on the Place of The Independence (Maydan Nezalezhnosti), the nevralgic centre of Kyiv (source : Cyrille Clément)   When it is not for strictly formalized professional purposes, the approach of a capital city which is new to you is at start unclear. A magma appears to you in a global confusion in … Continue reading Faces Of Kyiv, An Introduction