A Diamond in Moscow

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A Diamond in Moscow
a housewife living in Moscow, thrown into the deep end to find a home and a life in a city she never dreamed would be her home for next 3 years with her husband. Written in light humor for a true but entertaining read.
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  • Moscow's melting pot 2 years ago Yes it’s long overdue and with a push from a few friends I had to stop my now very busy life and blog to keep updating you all on our life in Russia. So a quick reminder of the fact that I had spent the first 9 months in Moscow trying to work out what […]

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10:23 AM October 30, 2012

Excellent reading. Not just informative but entertaining as well. A must read if you are going to live in Moscow. Helped out people from USA, New Zealand, Belgium, UK, Sweden and Mexico and that in its self is testimony of the blog! Keep it up Karla Spera!!!

10:30 AM October 30, 2012

Thrilled that you are back - it was way overdue.I feel as though I am on your journey of adventures whilst I'm reading your blog. Great read & keep them coming

Moscow Munchkins
10:49 AM October 30, 2012

I love a Diamand in Moscow! She finds the humor in everyday life and makes it sparkly, just like her....maybe that's why she is a Diamand?

02:28 AM October 31, 2012

Move over the Shakespears and Dickens of yesterday and our modern day Rowlands and Vincenzis, Spera enthralls her readers with witty, informative, interesting and fun filled tales of life in Moscow from the "Diamand's Eye"! Continue to sparkle Spera, you make my day, I love you :)

02:52 AM October 31, 2012

I lovvve reading A Diamand in Moscow! Look forward to sharing and living her everyday life with her whilst reading her blog faced with challenges, fun, excitement and unpredictability!I feel her every emotion and love exploring a city with her which to me is untouchable!Great reading!

22:54 PM October 31, 2012

Love reading this blog, it has really opened my eyes to what can happen in Russia and how you can make to most out of any situation.

00:39 AM November 01, 2012

Great to see our Diamond is back & shinning brightly... Love reading about your new adventures in Moscow & makes me want to be there with you. Keep up the good work

06:12 AM November 01, 2012

Have followed this blog from day one as Josie used to live in Dubai, it's an absolute delight to read and she unravels her expat life in Russia

Karl Kardashian
14:49 PM November 01, 2012

THIS BLOG IS ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS!!!!! My entire family & friends are absolutely hooked!!! Keep it up, Karl! We love you!

04:24 AM November 06, 2012

Wonderful funny and informative .....Love every read

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