Here comes the Sun

by Anastasia Shakhverdova I open my eyes, and the first thing that comes to mind is: “Thank God my exams are over. I can finally get some peace and quiet.” I turn on my back and take my time enjoying the warmth of the sunlight on my face. Suddenly I hear my cat meowing andContinue reading “Here comes the Sun”

A day in a life

by Anna Shornikova Sunday, August 9, 2020 We woke up quite early today. It was only 9:45 when I realized that I actually had a good sleep and that Nastya was already awake. I guess it’s the magic influence of the countryside where we are currently staying as guests. Just a few days ago ourContinue reading “A day in a life”

In honor of Chernobyl

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, an unimaginable disaster that would have been much worse were it not for the bravery of the Soviet people. Even though Chernobyl was the final nail in the Soviet Union’s coffin, it was the Soviet people who saved the world from a completeContinue reading “In honor of Chernobyl”

The blue sky of September 11th

by Arina Bocharova It was an ordinary morning. I went down to the first floor of the fire station for a cup of coffee before a new workday. The weather was fine, not like yesterday. Almost all week in New York it was raining and there even was a hurricane, and today I am amazedContinue reading “The blue sky of September 11th”

KnigaWorm Film Review: Thor Ragnarok

I am a massive Marvel Avengers fan (and I have a tattoo to prove it), so there’s never been an MCU movie I didn’t love. I hope that this retelling/review of Thor Ragnarok will be the first in a series, and I’ll get to cover all the MCU movies. Obviously, this retelling/review contains ALL THEContinue reading “KnigaWorm Film Review: Thor Ragnarok”

A day in a life

by Anya Babochenko This story is not about a dog… My main dream since childhood was to get a dog as a gift. I don’t know why, but I’ve always liked them better than cats. When Nastya M, my school friend, went out for a walk with her Dachshund, my heart sank with resentment andContinue reading “A day in a life”

A day in a life

by Arina Bocharova It would seem that the morning began as usual. The sun was still shining outside the window, and the coffee machine had already brewed a new cup of coffee according to the timer. However, that day I felt differently, as if I would now leave the room, and someone unknown outside theContinue reading “A day in a life”

Book review: The Last Legion

by Anna Shornikova The Last Legion by Valerio Massimo Manfredi, an amusing historical novel The book is written by an Italian historian, writer, archaeologist and journalist Valerio Manfredi. Though the author is rather unknown, The Last Legion deserves attention as it combines features of a historical novel and a fantastic tale. The book will beContinue reading “Book review: The Last Legion”