Category Archives: Curiosities

If power tends to corrupt…

A friend of mine was selling his car a few months ago, and one of the potential buyers wanted to check the underneath of the vehicle for rust… or bombs or something like that, I don’t know.

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There are lots of random fruits on Saint Pete’s Metro…

…and for previous readers of this blog, I’m not talking about the chaps in the homo-erotic headwear. [also for previous readers, I’d like to apologise that I make no apology for my last post being almost a year ago. It’s been … Continue reading

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Sitting in my underpants…

Dreaming of the South of France Could be on the Cote D’Azur What am I in Russia for? (Traditional Russian Folk Rhyme) So Summer finished (although I’d argue it never really got started to any great degree)… You can tell … Continue reading

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They say to truly understand the Russian people you must know their history.

Fortunately for someone as research-shy as myself, the team at Epic Rap Battles have distilled this into a two and a half minute hip-hop track… Genius. Oh wow. I was just typing in the tags for this post and realised … Continue reading

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There are no gangsters in Russia, fact!… or, Friction

A bold statement you may think, but there is a very simple logic which proves this beyond any reasonable doubt.

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Going Native… or, Anglichanin in “not dead” shocker!

Nobody is more surprised than me! Not in general… In general I’m sure there are many people who are more surprised than me. It would be quite a big claim to suggest that I was the most surprised person in … Continue reading

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What says ‘Easter’ more than an Easter bunny surrounded by eggs?

Obviously an Easter bunny with two large phalluses… surrounded by eggs. Or at least that seems to be the case according to the website of supermarket chain Prisma this week.

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