The Bastards Won't Win! Risking it All to Stay Together

Meg Tells Our Story – Convergence

By Meg

In 2005 I met a Russian architect online. Little did I know, she was literally fighting for her life. Our meeting a year later, in Kiev, Ukraine, unleashed a convergence of events that had us running for our lives and our love, across the entire planet.

I set out to save the life of this extraordinary woman, but in the end, I also saved my own. (more…)

Elena Tells Our Story – Talking to the Moon

By Elena

In 2006 Meg, a Canadian, and I, Elena – a Russian – sailed half the planet to be together.

I had never seen the ocean. Meg had only day-sailed in protected waters, but took on this planet-crossing escape, without question. As an ordinary, well-to-do westerner, what she did was unthinkable; risked everything: social status, her savings, her life.

To be with Meg, I lost everyone I had ever known, my home, my profession and my country. (more…)

Story continues in Elena’s “Parallel”

By Elena

The fight for my love for Meg, to live my life with her and for my freedom has never ended. Meg and I are sill fighting for every day together and for our survival. Parallel is the continuation of our story of love, the struggle for it and to live as we want.

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Meg’s Comments on Our Escape

By Elena

Elena: Out there – in Kiev, in Turkey and in the ocean – it was the two of us. Everything that stood in my way, stood also in Meg’s way. Only it always seemed to me that while all I had to do was to follow Meg’s footsteps, she had it way harder. She came up with, planned and realized an endeavor that laid squarely on her shoulders and which because of it’s complexity and enormousness seemed unachievable. (more…)

A Dangerously Unconventional View of Canada

By Meg

“Oh Canada!” From these loaded words and exultant headlines, one assumes this North American pseudo-country is a veritable utopia. But what do we really know about Canada? What is life like there? What are the people like in Canada? Join me for a hilarious, no holds barred, irreverent, interview with Meg, a Canadian, familiar with a class system that officially doesn’t exist; two worlds, two very different realities: obscene wealth, ignorance, safety, and contempt; yet, just across the tracks, it’s a world of servitude, poverty, social programming, fear and despair. (more…)