Wallpaper is a longstanding Soviet and Russian tradition.

No flat is complete without its load of gaudy / funky / retro “обой”.

Mine was green – bright green – with vine leaves … It peeled and decayed. Time was its aggressor, and life it’s accomplice.

To free one’s mind, one must peel away the layers of pretense that cloud one’s judgement, to free one’s flat, one must peel away layers of wallpaper…

And hope for the best.

This is what I found…

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The Soviet Flat Conundrum part 3

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