Category Archives: Nights Out

A tale of too shitty…

We recently went on a road trip to a small town, roughly three hours south of Saint Pete. And when I say “we”, I mean ten friends in two cars (neither of which is the one in the picture, btw… … Continue reading

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Happy (belated) Birthday Ma’am!

A little bit late, I know, but I couldn’t post on her actual birthday because I was at the British consulate attending a birthday party in her honour. Yes, me, your faithful Anglichanin, nobbing my hobs (still no biscuits by … Continue reading

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The most expensive kebab I ever had.

Okay, so this is the first in a long-promised series of posts regarding the food here in Russia… …and when I say long-promised I mean long-promised to myself and perhaps my dad. We’re a pair of hungry hungry hippos (although … Continue reading

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Feeling a Little Horse…

Sorry I’ve been incommunicado for so long… I was drafting a long, random and pointless post over the course of a few days, then had to shut down my computer and accidentally lost it, sending me into a deep depression … Continue reading

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Flatty New Year

My flatmate (who we will from now on only refer to as FML) was visiting her family elsewhere in Russia over the extended holiday period, and I’d left in mid-December to go back to the UK for Christmas there, so we … Continue reading

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Merry Russian Christmas… (for yesterday)

…and as you can see it was as white as I’d anticipated. Other than that though it didn’t seem very special at all… Ignore my picture looking quite festive (I went out into minus 16 wind chill again just to get some … Continue reading

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Putinka, you stinker… or Crappy New Year!

Of course I am not maligning our glorious leader (not mine, but when in Rome, eh?), rather the drink which takes his name, which kinda takes us back to marketing… I think. Being fully aware that here in Russia Putin divides … Continue reading

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