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Below are the 8 most recent journal entries recorded in Sheherezada Ivanovna's LiveJournal:

Sunday, May 17th, 2009
11:19 am
Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
9:34 pm
самореклама как таковая
Моя книжка сказок( с картинками)опубликована издательством Sparkplug Books

(там посмотреть книжку и прочесть мое интервью с Эмили Нильсон)

В этом феврале я гость месяца на сайте художников/картунистов

Monday, November 19th, 2007
7:55 am

На дереве, как на деревне, жили себе люди.
Сидели на листках, как на балкончиках.
Судачили, друг на друга смотрели. Деревничали.
У каждого было чем похвалиться.

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Sunday, October 21st, 2007
6:43 am
sea horse in human brain

“Seahorse and Almond“ by the American academic and artist Janet Yagoda Shagam
The 'hippocampus' of the human brain lies (in pairs) in the two temporal lobes of the cerebrum. It is important for memory functions, amongst other things. Above all, at an adult age, it is often the starting point for epileptic (focal) fits. If fit-inhibiting drugs do not help sufficiently, it is sometimes advisable to have the hippocampus operatively removed ('hippocamoectomy').
In its form, this brain structure is reminiscent of a sea horse. The biological technical term for this sea-inhabiting member of the fish family is 'hippocampus' (from the Greek: 'hippos' = horse, kampulos = curved). The most famous type of sea horse, which is most frequently represented in pictures and is also reflected in this work of art (see below), is the 'long-nosed' or 'spotted' sea horse ('hippocampus guttulatus').
The 'almond kernel' is a translation of the Greek word for a part of the brain. It consists of a multitude of nerve cells, lies in close proximity to the hippocampus (also belongs to the temporal lobe area) and is actually reminiscent of the fruit of the almond tree in its form. The medical technical term for almond kernel is 'amygdalum' (from the Greek: 'amygdalä = almond tree, 'amygdalon' = almond).
Little is known about the function of the almond kernel, which is connected to the olfactory tract and the vegetative centre of the brain. Like the hippocampus, it is more often than not the starting point for epileptic (focal) fits. In the case of certain temporal lobe epilepsies which do not respond to fit-inhibiting drugs it may be advisable to have the almond kernel operatively removed along with the hippocampus ('amygdalo hippocampectomy').
The copperplate engraving "Seahorse and Almond" by the American academic and artist Janet Yagoda Shagam (from 2003) combines the two such apparently contrasting motifs, sea horses and the almond tree (with almond fruit and almond blossom). [in the four corners of the picture] in an artistically impressive and very appealing way, and in doing so closely connects the two themes 'visual arts' and 'epilepsy' in a contemporary and very up-to-date way.

taken from here
Tuesday, September 25th, 2007
1:50 pm

В нашем городе жила бабка, колдунья, по имени Таиша, с внучкой Лийкой. Мать девчонкина сбежала куда-то давно, вдвоем они жили. Их ремесло было куклы делать для проезжих театриков. Через город наш много этих театриков проезжало, город большой, торговый, приветчивый, всегда легко было тут собрать толпу зевак в районе базара.
Корабли приплывали со всех краев в пристань, покупать наше особое вино, настоенное на семечках акаций , тех деревьев вечнозеленых, светолюбивых, что в других странах зовут еще тамарисками. Говорят, их корни до самого центра земли могут дойти, оттуда в деревьях этих крепкая, магнитная сила, в вино она переходила, глаза людей рассвечивала.
Толпа веселая всегда у нас по улицам гуляла.
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Saturday, July 14th, 2007
11:05 am
Zybari Zelenye

Сидели мы с Тасей и скучали.
Она и говорит: " Пойдем, что ли, на зыбарей поглядим"
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6:45 am
Sunday, July 16th, 2006
12:19 pm

Inside/ inside

Forest Royal Court

Family reunion

Being born

School dance
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