Category Archives: travelogue

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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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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Check out these juicy melons!!!

Okay, so technically in this picture there is just one melon, but I’m pretty sure that one melon is only a single entendre, and I particularly wanted to make a double one. Anyway, Saint Pete is currently in the grips … 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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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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