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Alexander Pushkin Elisabeth Van Der Meer  Podcast TTT Russian Literature Season 2

Season 2 Episode 42: Elisabeth on The Eugene Onegin Challenge Finale

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. “We still, alas, cannot forestall it This dreadful ailment’s heavy toll; The spleen is what the English call it, We call it simply, Russian soul.” Alexander Pushkin, Eugene Onegin Elisabeth Van Der Meer from the extraordinary blog, A Russian Affair, has once again joined […]

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Alexander Pushkin Elisabeth Van Der Meer  Podcast TTT Russia Russian Literature

Season 2 Episode 31: Elisabeth On The Eugene Onegin Challenge

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Elisabeth Van Der Meer from the extraordinary blog, A Russian Affair, has once again joined me from Finland, the far distance of 7,514 km from Vancouver. Elisabeth issued  “The Eugene Onegin Challenge” which is happening on her blog, A Russian Affair.  I have taken […]

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Elisabeth Van Der Meer  Guests Ivan Turgenev Podcast TTT Russian Literature Season 2

Season 2. Episode 4: Elisabeth on Ivan Turgenev

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Elisabeth van der Meer from the extraordinary blog, A Russian Affair, has joined me from the far distance of 7,514 km or 4,669 miles. Yes, I am thrilled to report that once again, we are connecting Finland and Canada via Russian Literature. Elisabeth has […]

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Boris Pasternak Elisabeth Van Der Meer  Podcast TTT Russian Literature Storytelling Tea Toast & Trivia

Episode 37 Connecting Finland and Canada via Russian Literature

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Russian literature has captured my heart ever since I read the opening paragraphs of Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak. A funeral and a mother’s grave – profound, moving, unforgettable way to begin a narrative. I was 15 years old when first I read Doctor […]