Welcome to samarskaya.com, a gateway and accumulation of various projects and initiatives that I have been involved with. Am based in Brooklyn, NY where it is Generally, input exceeds output, but the latest updates on are MILL RETREAT () and out beyond this site More blood but no victory as Philippine drug war marks its first year ().
Because creativity oft flourishes when at rest, I’ve organized a retreat held in upstate New York. Housed in a converted 1913 cider mill, which was itself converted from a much earlier cotton mill, the location was inspiration enough on its own. To add to the charm, spent the long weekend engaging in masterly mealmaking, across-the-border fireworks, polar bear style swimming and skeet shooting at the Orvis shooting grounds.