Tag Archives: St Petersburg

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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I love the snow… which is lucky.

So this was the scene which greeted me as I left the bar (not as late as originally feared) where I was DJing on Tuesday night. (Points if anyone can identify which bar it was from this picture… In fact, … Continue reading

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Taking the Tube… I mean Metro… I mean piss?

So they have, like, an underground railway system here, and like, it’s really cool yeah, but they don’t call it The Tube, they call it the Metro… Like, crazy, hey?… It’s clean, fairly quick, efficient… I mean, look at this … Continue reading

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I really cannot overstate how warm, generous and helpful the Russian people are

Obviously, I’m generalising again… There are plenty who walk around with a face like a slapped arse and refuse to engage, but virtually everybody I’ve met and spoken to has been incredible (and I haven’t met Putin yet, but even … Continue reading

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Mary, Mary, quite the contrarian…

I am a contrarian, I make no excuse. I don’t like to do or say what is expected of me. I like to challenge accepted opinions, and I love playing Devil’s Advocaat (the eggier side of any argument), because I believe … Continue reading

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Cyrillic Alpha Better

I so want to tell you that this guy’s name is Timmy Hobnob, but following a ‘Cease and Desist’ action from his legal representatives I am now contractually obliged to point out that he is actually called Timur Novikov… в … Continue reading

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