The Russian Samovar

The Russian Samovar – MakesYouThinkSeries.

It is said that old age is not for wimps, but the alternative is equally unappealing. So the only thing to do is adopt a positive attitude, gather your resources, and make the most of what you have. This is what Mildred Peebles did, with surprising results.

The Russian Samova covers many modern issues within its 13 minutes of air play.  Family relationships, old age isolation, loneliness, friendship – all of these elements are touched on briefly.  The original story was actually used as a teaching tool for students in social and welfare studies.  Their focus was elder abuse.  That may be a little strong but you may like to make your own comments.

Oh, and by the way, as you can see they are a form of teapot, and found in various forms all over the Middle East. They come in many shapes and sizes, but for the most part are not only intriguing, but can be very beautiful in design as well. A quick look in Google Images will give you some idea of the diversity.



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