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2009-06-07 14:52:03

Alexandra Tolstoy, a distant relative of famed Russian author Leo Tolstoy, is struggling with a newborn while divorcing her husband, a family friend says. The family friend, whose identity was not reported, said the 35-year-old TV presenter is facing an awkward divorce following the birth of her first child, The Telegraph on Sunday said. It is a very complicated situation, the friend said. Everyone is just being as supportive as they can, but splitting up with your husband at the same time as...

2008-06-19 06:00:25

By Highet, Juliet Carolina Tolstoy, an artist and sculptor of Middle Eastern descent who draws inspiration for her work from Islamic and Ottoman art talked to Juliet Highet for The Middle East magazine MAGICIAN WITH ARABESQUES, conjuror with scrolls, romancer with sweeping leaves, Carolinda Tolstoy has covered her ceramics with these and other design motifs for many successful years. Recently, dramatically, they have leapt off the magnificent chargers, vases and bowls onto every conceivable...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.