Category Archives: Russia

Muscovite Mouths

One final thing about Russia.

Well, two.

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An ATM, a Truckie and a Tale of Asymmetry

Would you trust this machine with your money? (I assume it is an ATM.)

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Keeping It (Un)real in Moscow

Our Russian child sent us there but he needn’t have. Its cheerful pointy roofs enticed from the skyline across the rubble of the deserted lot on the way to our accommodation. Continue reading

Street Tree Special

When your certified-wood-bearing trees are flagging a bit under the strain of winter or pollution or drought, be glad that there is a solution at hand: electric trees. Not their most vivacious by day… Continue reading

The Kremlin, Dominion of Domes

I am besotted with the domed roofs of the Moscow Kremlin. Fair warning. I have tried to keep them to a manageable number in this post but I can’t help but think you’ll love them too and either forgive their frequent appearances or be hankering for more.

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I Spy, I Hear, I Smell, I Taste…Moscow

A young ladder, wet around the…er…rungs watches as the wise old home-made ladder demonstrates that one must ultimately lead to something. Continue reading

Roaming the Red

Well, there goes another assumption. The Red Square is not designated ‘red’ because of the communists nor because of these blokes who had flocked there the day The BB and I arrived.

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