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LIVING Make Bombs To Furniture …

Let me introduce the sculptor Mati Karmin from Estonia (Baltic States). The only one-man mine-sweeper on the globe. An artist who buys (or gets as a present) disused Russian sea-mines – the huge bombs, once floating in the oceans, with enormous nipples which are deadly fuses. Some are as tall as a grown man, and … Weiterlesen »

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MUSIC The News To Use (No. 9)

When Soviet dictator Stalin took a rest on one of his sofas (he never ever slept in a bed), especially in his many Datshas, he very often turned on Mozart’s Symphony No. 23 in D major, K. 181/162b, complete on May 19, 1773. It is sometimes called „Overture“, even though the autograph score bears the title … Weiterlesen »

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LAUGHS Interesting People Along The Way … (52)

He was a British Admiral and such a clever guy, that London asked for his assistance when they tried to come to terms with the Soviet dictator Stalin: Sir Reginald Aylmer Ranfurly Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax (28 August 1880–16 October 1967, younger son of the 17th Baron of Dunsany (1853–1899) and his wife, the former Ernle Elizabeth Louisa Maria … Weiterlesen »

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