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Pushkin / Puškin

You know it is cold when you wear a sweater over a turtleneck (and on top of that a coat, a scarf, a pair of gloves and a cap). This is what I would call 'full winter gear'. This is what I wore a few days ago when the weather was quite cold and windy. Today it is supposed to be sunny and warm. I'm not complaining about the sudden rise of temperature, but these extreme weather changes aren't exactly healthy. Well, onto brighter subjects. If you look at these photographs, you will notice there is a book in my hand, one that I had for a long time but I haven't finished it yet. It is a collection of poems, fairytales and plays by Pushkin. I already had some of his works, but when I saw this book I simply couldn't resist. When I bought it, I already read most of his poems, but it is nice to have them all in one place. I'm glad I bought this book because the selection is excellent and even the foreword is well written. You know that feeling when you're so ha…