Tag Archives: Moscow

Blessed are those who help others put their бахилы on.

Starbucks, despite being an evil enormous international corporation, is a great blessing to the Englishwoman having tea out in Moscow. Starbucks baristas, when asked for black tea With Milk, do not look shocked and perplexed and ask whether they should … Continue reading

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Good Afternoon Moscow, City of a Million Something-or-others

“Goodnight Vienna… You city of a million something-or-others… Alalalala lala lala something else…. Good afternoon Jeeves…” “Good afternoon, sir.” “No no no, that’s the song, Jeeves. And a dashed rum song it is too, I don’t know how they think … Continue reading

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Of Poor Albert and Certain Poor Shepherds

This Christmas, my church in Moscow has been singing an upbeat synthesized version of ‘The First Noel’ in Russian, with Santa hats dotted around, and the word «Рождество» in orange lights in front of the drum kit. For the first … Continue reading

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