Latest Tolstoy Stories

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'