It is not about horses, it is about showing off

By Polina Vezhan

The Derby is one of five classics that are the cornerstones of Flat racing in England. It remains the race that everyone wants to win, as horses and riders push themselves to the limit around the unique and challenging course. It has had a long and remarkable history:

The Derby festival was my first event in England that took  me a few days to get ready for. Giving the fact that most of our readers are even less experienced in attending these kind of events, here are some tips, if you are intending to explore  horse racing. (more…)

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Published in: on March 30, 2011 at 11:06 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Will you be my Valentine?

By Polina Vezhan

Good morning to you, valentine;
Curl your locks as I do mine.
Two before and three behind.
Good morning to you, valentine.

Valentine verse

The variety of the cards on sale today is incredible: cards for singles, for gays, sex bodies, proposal-intenders, romantic, funny cards and even DIY cards. But our ancestors were not that spoilt with an assortment. What is more, all cards have been rather written by hand.

The first written valentine is traditionally attributed to the imprisoned Charles, Duke of Orleans. (more…)

Published in: on February 14, 2011 at 6:39 pm  Comments (2)  
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