A year in Russia

Top things to bring to pack

Just a brief post about some super useful items that you should bring with you to make your year abroad run a little more smoothly! Extension Cable  Seriously, pack one. … Continue reading

5 April, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mortal Combat and a little bit of sexism

After a long absence, I’m back. I’ve been a busy bee and have lots to tell you about, but as I got further and further behind, the task of updating … Continue reading

25 March, 2014 · Leave a comment

Babushkas and Birthdays

Having been busy, I’m now quite far behind so will be trying to catch myself up over the next few posts. The day after the Ice Hockey, I went to … Continue reading

7 November, 2013 · Leave a comment

“I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out”

After Sunday’s dalliance in ice skating, Monday brought my first ever trip to the ice hockey. For a mere 100 roubles (£2), I watched a match in the ‘Major Hockey … Continue reading

22 October, 2013 · Leave a comment


Last night was my first foray into the world of ice skating. It was marvellous. I’ve met some absolutely lovely Russian girls so I had someone to hold my hand … Continue reading

21 October, 2013 · Leave a comment

Бандэрос – Коламбия Пикчерз не представляет

Коламбия пикчерс не представляет Тсс, тсс Мне пофиг на хит-парады А так же на одни и те же наряды Не надо Мы и так в поряде Ну где же вы … Continue reading

13 October, 2013 · Leave a comment

Звери- Танцуй

Learning songs is a useful way of learning new words, pronunciation and looking at grammar in a more interesting way. I’m going to post some songs that are popular here … Continue reading

13 October, 2013 · Leave a comment