now i am in Kyiv. the city is spacious, in part because of the terrain, and to a large extent because so many people have left. yesterday i walked along the Dnipro, in solitude, its cloud-strewn waters beside me. i feel strength and power being on my own land.
Larissa, your Substack is the first one I can’t stop reading...you write beautifully with such grace and grit - your ability to express the devastation of your upended life is inspiring. I hope this message finds you and your cat safe Jade x