Tag Archives: Russia

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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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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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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